Split Pea Soup
“This is a wonderful, hearty split pea soup. Great for a fall or blustery winter day.” Split Pea Soup – You must try this recipe.
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- 2 1/4 cups dried split peas
- 2 quarts cold water
- 1 1/2 pounds ham bone
- 2 onions, thinly sliced
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
- 1 pinch dried marjoram
- 3 stalks celery, chopped
- 3 carrots, chopped
- 1 potato, diced
- In a large stock pot, cover peas with 2 quarts cold water and soak overnight.
- If you need a faster method, simmer the peas gently for 2 minutes, and then soak for l hour.
- Once peas are soaked, add ham bone, onion, salt, pepper and marjoram.
- Cover, bring to boil and then simmer for 1 1/2 hours, stirring occasionally.
- Remove bone; cut off meat, dice and return meat to soup.
- Add celery, carrots and potatoes.
- Cook slowly, uncovered for 30 to 40 minutes, or until vegetables are tender.
- Enjoy! 🙂
Per Serving: 310 calories; 1 g fat; 57.9 g carbohydrates; 19.7 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 255 mg sodium.
Recipe by: bluebayou, Photo Credit: Megan K. (flickr)
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