1For Ham Stock, in large pot put olive oil on med head and sauté onions. Add Ham bone and other ingredients and simmer for at least two hours. I put mine in the fridge overnight. When I cook this in winter and the temp outside is 32 or lower I just set it on an outside table.
Drain stock and pick of the meat and save to add to the final soup.
2In the same large pot, sauté the vegetable a bit and add the stock, peas, and seasoning. You won't need salt the ham has plenty. Cook on simmer/med for at least wo hours stirring once in a while. Soup should thicken as the peas cook. If you like it thicker simply add more peas and adjust cook time.
3you can adjust this recipe easy: if you think its to thick just add more water or chicken stock.