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Panda's Split Pea with Ham Soup
1/4 - 1/2
onions - chopped
1/2 - 1
fresh ground black pepper
1Wash and soak peas over night cover in hot water.
2Drain and put peas into 5 Qt. Dutch oven and cover with water, add ham bone and onion. Boil until peas are soft (about an hour or so).
3Remove ham bone and use an emersion blender to thoroughly blend pea mixture or you can put it in a food processor to blend. Put back into pot.
4Add cubed ham and heat through on medium to low heat while you're making the roux.
5In a sauce pan melt butter, blend in the flour, salt & pepper. Heat until mixture bubbles to make a roux. Stir constantly so it doesn’t burn, this can happen very quickly!
6Remove roux from heat. Add milk gradually stirring constantly with a whisk.
Put back onto heat and bring to a rapid boil, cook 1-2 minutes longer stirring often.
7Blend into pea mixture, heat thoroughly.
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