Not my Mothers Split Pea Soup

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Michael Swiney

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@Michael_Swiney

My Mother could cook. Very well. She did make 2 truly miserable meals. Out of thousands she cooked, we never let her forget the TWO that were butt awful. We were heartless bastards when it comes down to it, so here's for you Ma.......

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Serves:
4
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
2 Hr
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 2 1/4 c
    dried split peas
  • 2 qt
    chicken broth
  • 1 1/2 lb
    ham bone
  • 2 medium
    onions, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp
    dried marjoram
  • 3 stalk(s)
    celery, chopped
  • 3 stick
    carrots, chopped
  • 1 large
    potato, diced

How to Make Not my Mothers Split Pea Soup

Step-by-Step

  1. In a large stock pot, cover peas with 2 quarts cold water and soak overnight.
  2. Once peas are soaked, add ham bone, onion, salt, pepper and marjoram. Cover, bring to boil and then gentle simmer on low heat for 1 1/2 hours, stirring occasionally.
  3. Remove bone; cut off meat, dice and return meat to soup. Add celery, carrots and potatoes. Cook slowly, uncovered for 30 to 40 minutes, or until vegetables are tender.

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About Not my Mothers Split Pea Soup

Course/Dish: Bean Soups
Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: Irish
Other Tag: Heirloom



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