Split Pea Soup

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By Kathryn Louis
from CINCINNATI, OH

Another one of my own favorites that I just had to share I've made it and it's delicious.

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serves ?
cook time 5 Hr

Ingredients

  •   8 c
    water
  •   2 1/2 c
    dried split peas
  •   1 medium
    onion
  •   1 tsp
    salt
  •   1/2 tsp
    pepper
  •   2 large
    carrots chopped
  •   2 stick
    or stalks of celery finely chopped
  •   1 lb
    boneless smoked ham (optional)

How To Make

  • 1
    Heat water and peas to boiling.
  • 2
    Boil for 2 minutes, then remove from heat and cover.
  • 3
    Let sit for 1 hour.
  • 4
    Add ham (whole), onion, salt and pepper.
  • 5
    Cover and simmer until peas are tender, about 1 hour.
  • 6
    Remove ham and cut ham to 1/2 inch pieces.
  • 7
    Stir ham, carrots, and celery into soup.
  • 8
    Cover and simmer until veggies are tender, about 45 minutes.

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