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1 pkgsplit peas
3 - 4 mediumpotatoes
1 1/2 mediumonions, yellow, medium
1 - 2ham hock, smoked
6 - 8 cwater
How to Make Split Pea Soup
- Cut carrots, potatoes and onions in large chuncks. Place all ingredients in a large dutch oven or soup pot. Add water until all the ingredients are covered with water. Bring to a boil, turn down and cook on medium heat for 1 to 1 1/2 hours.
- Remove the ham hock and let cool. While the hocks are cooling use a potatoe masher or hand mixer to mash the ingredients as desired. Cut of any meat on the ham hocks and add to the soup let simmer for 1/2 hour more and serve.