Smoked Ham Split Pea Soup

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By anthony R
from Keller, TX

Had leftover homemade smoke ham on the bone and turned that into an amazing Smokey Split Pea Soup.

serves 6-8
prep time 15 Min
cook time 3 Hr
method Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients

  • 16 oz
    dried split peas
  • 1
    left-over bone in smoked ham
  • salt to taste
  • black pepper to taste
  • 1 tsp
    crushed red pepper
  • 4 c
    low sodium chicken stock (preferably homemade)
  • water as needed
  • 1 lg
    onion chopped
  • 4 lg
    carrots chooped
  • 3
    celery stalks sliced
  • 2 Tbsp
    vegetable oil
  • 4 clove
    whole garlic
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How To Make

  • 1
    Add two table spoons veggie oil to a large heated dutch over pot.
  • 2
    Place the left-over smoked ham on the bone in the heated pan and brown on all sides.
  • 3
    Add the onions, carrots, celery, red pepper, and garlic. Cook for about 4-5 minutes.
  • 4
    Add all chicken stock. Add anough water so that ham (bone) is completely covered with liquid. Then cover & simmer for 2-3 hours or until the meat is falling off that bone.
  • 5
    Remove all the meat from the bone and remove the bone from the soup. Add in the package of dried split peas.
  • 6
    Cook uncovered until the peas are tender and the soup thickens.
  • 7
    Taste and check for salt & pepper.
  • 8
    Serve with crusty bread.
  • 9
    NOTE: make this dish if you're single. Whoever you serve this to will marry you in no time.

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