Ham & split pea soup
Just like the ham shop!
- 1 16oz. Pkg. 2cups dried split peas,rinsed & sorted
- 2 medium stalks celery, sliced
- 1 medium carrots, finely chopped
- 1 small onion, chopped
- 1 2 lbs. ham shank
- 6 cups water
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon dried basil leaves, crushed
- 6 peppercorns
In 5 quart Dutch oven, combine all ingredients. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to low ; cover ans ismmer 1 1/2 to 2 hours or until peas are tender and soup thickens.
Remove peppercorns and ham shank. Remove ham from bone; cut into bite size pieces. Return ham to soup. Discard bone and simmer until thoroughly heated.
6 servings 1 1/2 cup. Weight watchers points 6