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Jim's Yellow Split Pea Soup

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Category: Beans, Soups

 Ingredients List

  • 2 c Split Peas
  • 1 Ham bone or 2 pork hocks
  • 1 Large Onion, chopped
  • 1 Large Carrot, diced
  • 2 Celery Stalks w/ leaves
  • 1 cl Garlic, minced
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 1 Chile pepper, crushed
  • 1/2 ts Thyme
  • 2 tb Flour, opt'l
  • Salt, pepper, and hot
  • -sauce to taste


Simmer the peas with the ham bone 2 1/2 hrs. Add the other ingredients and
simmer 1/2 hr more. Remove the bone and cut off the meat. Return the meat
to the pot. Scoop out a 1/2 cup of the pea mixture, puree and return to the
pot OR make a slurry or water and 2 Tablespoons flour and add; cook until
soup thickens. Adjust the seasonings and serve.

Variations: Use a chicken or turkey carcass and chopped bacon. Add chopped
cooked sausage at the end of the cooking process. Add a small amount of
turnip. Add oregano, marjoram or sage. Add a tablespoon of tomato paste.

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