Fireman Bob's Slow Cooker Split Pea Soup my way...

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Bob Cooney

By
@firemanbob65

Now Don't anybody faint.....

Thought I would share this simple soup....

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Serves:
6
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
2 Hr
Method:
Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients

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  • 3 Tbsp
    butter
  • 2 medium
    leeks - halved lengthwise, and thinly sliced (white and green parts only)
  • 2 large
    carrots - shredded
  • 2 tsp
    course sea salt - or to taste
  • 3 c
    homemade chicken broth
  • 2 tsp
    fresh ground black pepper - or to taste
  • 4 c
    split green peas - dry - rinsed and destoned
  • 1 tsp
    fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 4 large
    ham hocks
  • 1 c
    sour cream

How to Make Fireman Bob's Slow Cooker Split Pea Soup my way...

Step-by-Step

  1. In a large Dutch Oven, melt the butter over low heat. Add the leeks, 1/2 teaspoon of the salt, and a pinch of pepper and cook, stirring occasionally, until softened, about 8 minutes.
  2. Add the broth, remaining 1 1/2 teaspoons salt, pepper, ham hocks, carrots, and bring to a boil. Add the peas and bring to a boil again for 7 minutes.
  3. Reduce the heat to low and simmer for 2 hours, stirring occasionally.
  4. Once cooked, remove ham hocks and set aside.
  5. Using a blender, puree the soup in batches until smooth, add ham hocks back to the soup and serve hot.
  6. Top each serving with a dollop of sour cream, if desired.
  7. ENJOY !!!

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About Fireman Bob's Slow Cooker Split Pea Soup my way...

Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: American
Hashtag: #comfort-food




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