split pea soup

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By Cathy Tuten
from JENSEN BEACH, FL

This another one of my grandmothers recipes. Hope you enjoy, We always did.

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Ingredients For split pea soup

  • 4 c
    water
  • 1 lb
    dried split peas
  • 1 lb
    ham, diced
  • 2 lg
    potatoes, cut into cubes
  • 5 clove
    garlic, smashed
  • 1/2 tsp
    oregano, dried
  • 1/4 tsp
    cumin
  • 1 md
    onion, diced
  • enough olive oil to saute'
  • 2
    carrots, cubed
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How To Make split pea soup

  • 1
    Soak split peas overnight, drain the following day and set aside. Dice the ham into half-inch cubes, dice the potato into cubes. Add oil to a large pot,dice onion and add it to the pot. When onions are almost done add garlic, Saute the garlic for a minute, then add the ham, potato,carrots, peas, oregano and cumin. Add four cups of water, bring to a boil, then set the cooking heat to low. Simmer until peas are soft or desired consistency, salt and pepper to taste.

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