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Split Pea Soup Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Shannon Koene
Added: Tuesday, July 19, 2005

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
8 c. water
2 c. split peas
1 medium onion, coarsely chopped
3 medium carrots, sliced
3 stalks celery, sliced
1 bay leaf
1-1/4 tsp. salt

Directions:
Directions:
Rinse and pick through split peas. Place peas in water and bring to rapid boil for 3 minutes. Cover and reduce heat to gentle boil until peas are tender, 45-60 minutes. Add onion, carrots, celery, bay leaf and salt. Boil gently until vegetables are tender, 15-25 minutes. Remove bay leaf and puree all or part of soup in blender to reach desired consistency. Garnish with shredded cheese, chunks of ham or croutons.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
From Sue Gregg's Soups & Muffins. Brendan and Emelyn absolutely love this soup. Brendan asks for it quite often.

 

 

 

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