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split pea and ham soup, with a twist, lyn*

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Lyn Starr
Bakersfield, CA

I'm always cooking by the seat of my pants so it is hard to share recipes, but here it goes... Bob asked me to try because it is so good and he wants more! LOL ENJOY!!

(1 rating)
yield 4 to 6
prep time 15 Min
cook time 2 Hr

Ingredients For split pea and ham soup, with a twist, lyn*

  • 1
    ham bone (not cured)
  • 1 lg
    onion, chopped
  • 1 1/2 c
    celery, chopped
  • 1 1/2 c
    carrots, chopped
  • 2 clove
    garlic, smashed and chopped
  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil (i add more as needed)
  • 8 oz
    fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 c
    fresh green beans, cut 1" or so
  • 2 lb
    split green peas (dried)
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 1
    jalapeno pepper (whole)
  • 3 to 4 qt
    water to cover

How To Make split pea and ham soup, with a twist, lyn*

  • 1
    In a dutch oven or large stock pot, saute onions, celery, and carrots; add garlic and mushrooms (if needed add a little more olive oil) continue sauteing until water is out of mushrooms; salt and pepper.
  • 2
    Add ham bone and add 3 quarts of water; add 2 lbs of split peas; add more water if needed to cover ham bone; add salt to taste. Bring to a boil; add whole jalapeno pepper (slit over pot if you like more heat); reduce heat and simmer for 1 1/2 hours; stirring occasionally; Add green beans and cook for 20 minutes or until tender.
  • 3
    Serve with Slaw and Cornbread muffins, Yum!

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