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Simple Pea Soup Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Marilyn Rome
Added: Thursday, February 19, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 pounds split green peas, rinsed and picked through
1 cup small diced onions
cup small diced celery
cup small diced red bell pepper
1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon minced garlic
1 (1 pounds) ham hock, skin scored
10 cups chicken stock or canned low sodium chicken broth
2 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoons coarsely ground black pepper

Directions:
Directions:
Combine all of the ingredients in the crock of a slow cooker and cover. Cook until the peas are creamy, stirring occasionally, about six hours on low. Remove the lid and stir using a wooden spoon. Mash the peas with the back of the spoon and adjust seasoning if necessary. If desired, remove the ham hock and, when cool enough to handle, pull meat from bones and return the meat to the soup. Discard skin and bones. Serve hot.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
3 quarts

 

 

 

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