SPLIT PEA SOUP W/HAM

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@ansky714

OKAY HERE GOES MY STORY ...I HAD TO MAKE MY SOUP LASTNITE BECAUSE MY DAUGHTER IS GOING AS THE EXORCIST FOR A HALLOWEEN PARTY....NEED I GO ON?...OH DID I MENTION DELICIOUS :)

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
MAKES A LARGE POT
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 30 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 1 bag(s)
    split green peas, dried.... 1lb 2 oz
  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 large
    onion, finely chopd
  • 1 large
    carrot, finely chopd
  • 1 stalk(s)
    celery, finely chopd
  • 4 c
    chicken broth
  • 4 c
    water (addl. water needd to cover peas)
  • 1
    ham bone (mine was frozen for a few months wen i servd a spiral ham) or u can use smoked ham chopped ....as much as u want :)
  • 1 tsp
    thyme, fresh or 1/4 tsp dried
  • 2 large
    bay leaves
  • ·
    s n p to taste

How to Make SPLIT PEA SOUP W/HAM

Step-by-Step

  1. IN A STRAINER RINSE PEAS UNDER COLD WATER THEN PUT INTO SAUCEPAN N COVER WITH WATER N BOIL FOR A FEW MINUTES. TAKE A SPOON N SKIM OFF FOAM THAT DEVELOPS THEN DRAIN THE PEAS.
  2. IN A LARGE SOUP POT HEAT OLIVE OIL N ADD CHOPD ONION N COOK FOR 3 MINUTES UNTIL SOFTEND. ADD THE CARROTS N CELERY N COOK FOR AN ADDTL 2 MINUTES.
  3. ADD PEAS N POUR IN THE CHICKEN STOCK AND WATER N STIR TO COMBINE ...BRING JUST TO A BOIL N REDUCE HEAT.
  4. ADD THYME N BAY LEAVES...STIR ....THEN ADD HAM BONE AND/OR HAM PIECES ...COVER POT N SIMMER FOR 1 1/2 HOURS.
  5. REMOVE HAM BONE (IF USING) N BAY LEAVES . WITH AN EMERSION BLENDER ...BLEND SOUP BUT LEAVE SOME HAM CHUNKS ( THATS THE WAY WE LIKE IT) TASTE TO C IF S n P IS NEEDD. IF TIME ALLOWS LET SOUP SIT FOR A HALF HOUR TO THICKN...ENJOY :)

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About SPLIT PEA SOUP W/HAM

Course/Dish: Bean Soups, Vegetable Soup
Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Low Fat, Dairy Free
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy




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