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Split Pea Soup

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Category: Vegetarian, Soups

 Ingredients List

  • 8 c Water
  • 2 1/4 c Split peas, dried
  • 1 md Onion
  • 1 ts Salt
  • 1/4 ts Pepper
  • 2 Carrots, chopped
  • 2 Celery, chopped


1 lb. of dried split peas = approx. 2 1/4 cups

Heat water and peas to boiling. Boil for 2 minutes, then remove from heat
and cover. Let sit for 1 hour.

Add ham (whole), onion, salt and pepper. Cover and simmer until peas are
tender, about 1 hour.

Remove ham and trim meat from bone. (I usually use 1 lb boneless smoked
ham) Cut ham to 1/2 inch pieces. Stir ham, carrots, and celery into soup.
Cover and simmer until veggies are tender, about 45 minutes.

Like I said, it freezes well and is a very convenient side to a sandwich or

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