Split Pea Soup with Ham

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Lorraine Nicolini

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@Lorraine_Nicolini

Great soup for a cold winter's day!

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Serves:
Full Pot
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
2 Hr
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 3/4 c
    chopped onion
  • 1/2 c
    chopped celery
  • 1/2 c
    chopped carrots
  • 2
    garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1
    ham hock, smoked
  • 1
    ham steak, diced small
  • 2 qt
    chicken broth
  • 1 lb
    split peas
  • 1
    bay leaf
  • ·
    salt & pepper, to taste
  • 1/4 c
    olive oil, extra virgin

How to Make Split Pea Soup with Ham

Step-by-Step

  1. Heat oil in Dutch Oven. Add onion, celery, carrots & garlic. Add salt & pepper, to taste. Saute until soft.
  2. Add chicken broth, split peas, ham hock, ham and bay leaf. Cover, and cook for 1 1/2 to 2 hours on medium heat.
  3. Once done, remove bay leaf and ham hock. Remove fat and meat from bone. Dice meat and return to pot.
  4. At this point, you can use immersion blender to smooth out ingredients. Once done, you can add more salt and/or pepper if necessary. Serve and enjoy!

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About Split Pea Soup with Ham

Course/Dish: Vegetable Soup
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #split pea #soup



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