Split Pea & Ham Soup

Split Pea & Ham Soup

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • 1

    -(16oz) pkg. dried green split peas- sorted and rinsed

  • 2

    Quarts of water

  • 4

    tbsp. olive oil

  • 2

    cups chopped onions

  • 2

    cups chopped carrots

  • 2

    cups chopped celery

  • 4

    cloves of garlic, minced

  • 1

    Ham bone-with leftover meat on it

  • 4

    cups of cubed ham

  • 2

    nd step- 2 Quarts water

  • 1

    tsp.salt

  • ½

    tsp. ground black pepper

Directions

1: Place split peas and 2 quarts of water in large saucepan. Bring to boil over medium heat-high heat: reduce heat and simmer 1 hour. Then Drain. 2: Heat oil in 4-quart saucepan. Saute onions, carrots, celery and garlic in oil over medium-low heat until tender.- about10 minutes 3: Return the split peas to the saucepan. 4: Add ham bone, cubed ham, 2 quarts of water, salt and pepper. Cover and bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring occasionally. Reduce hat and simmer 1 hour. Remove cover and continue simmering until desired thickness, stirring occasionally. 5: Remove ham bone: cut off any remaining meat. Dice meat and return to soup before serving.


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