split pea and ham with veggies soup

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By Diane Eldridge
from born in Traverse City Mich now in Chattanooga, TN

i have not made split pea soup in yrs had it alot as a kid hubby does not like green peas so he thought he wouldn't like this he decided to give it a try. ham hocks are cookin as i type i'm addin the peas in a few i'm playin with spices for in this not usin the spice pack that cam with the peas hubby loved this[i did too]

serves 4-6
prep time 20 Min
cook time 4 Hr


  •   4
    meaty ham hocks[1-1/2 pounds]
  •   1 pkg
    split peas
  •   1 large
    onion[1/2ved..one chopped fine other sliced thick]
  •   1 c
    matchstick cut carrots
  •   1
    rib celery chopped
  •   1/2 medium
    red bell pepper
  •   3 clove
    garlic,chopped fine
  •   10 c
    spices to taste...old bay seasoning,soul seasoning,fresh ground black pepper
  •   1 can(s)
    milk, 1%
  •   1/2 stick
    light sour cream

How To Make

  • 1
    take ham hocks and put in lg stock pot add water to cover add spices bring to boil turn temp to low[so it jus simmers cook til meat is coming off bones remove hocks from pan set aside to cool and then debone and return to pot
  • 2
    next add peas and cook bout 45 min add all other veggies cook til they tender add water as needed[but remember milk is bein added at end] WATCH CLOSE,STIR OFTEN PEAS LIKE TO SCORCH
  • 3
    once veggies tender add butter stir til it melts add milk heat til hot but not boiling
  • 4
    serve with lg dollop of sour cream

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