Split Pea Soup

 

Number of Servings: 1 Batch
Prep Time:  Overnight

Cook Time:  60 Minutes

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INGREDIENTS:

1 1/2 cup dry yellow split peas
1 onion
1 celery stalks
3 tablespoon olive oil
4 cup hot water
2 vegetable boillion cubes
1 ham bone
1 dash thyme
3 bay leaves
1 dash salt and pepper

DIRECTIONS:

1) Soak the peas in the water, on a slow-cooker on “low” overnight
2) Set aside, refrigerated until evening
3) Finely chop onion and celery, saute in olive oil until tender
4) Add 4 cups of water and boullion cubes and ham bone
5) Simmer with thyme and bay leaves for about 20 minutes
6) Add the peas (and any remaining water)
7) Simmer for another 20 minutes on low
9) Remove the ham bone (temporarily) and liquify 3/4 of the soup (hand blender/emulsifier works well)
9) Return soup to pot, re-add the bay leaves and bone.
10) Add ground pepper and simmer another 10 minutes

NOTES:

TAGS:  Ham, Peas, Soup, tkwalsh

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