Split Pea Soup with Spare Ribs

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Kathie Carr

By
@kathiecc

I got this recipe from a friend several years ago. Split pea soup is so good and the spareribs make this version meaty and delicious.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Serves:
6-8
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
3 Hr

Ingredients

  • 3 lb
    pork spare ribs
  • 8 c
    water
  • 1 lb
    green split peas
  • 2
    stalks celery, cut in 1 inch pieces
  • 3
    carrots, cut in chunks
  • 4
    leeks, trimmed and diced
  • 1 tsp
    hickory smoked salt
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground thyme
  • 2
    bay leaves
  • ·
    10 parsley sprigs
  • ·
    10 black peppercorns

How to Make Split Pea Soup with Spare Ribs

Step-by-Step

  1. Combine spareribs and water in large kettle. Bring to boil.

    Rinse and drain peas and add to ribs along with celery, carrots, leeks, smoked salt, salt, and thyme.

    Tie bay leaves, parsley, and peppercorns in small square of cheesecloth and drop into soup. Cover, reduce heat and simmer 3 to 4 hours or until soup is consistency of thin porridge. Add hot water from time to time if needed.
  2. Remove ribs from soup, strip meat off bones and return meat to soup. Adjust seasonings, if needed. Reheat if needed, remove bundle of herbs and ladle soup into hot bowls.

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About Split Pea Soup with Spare Ribs

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