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Split Pea and Ham Soup Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Sonja Kvamme

Category:
Category:
 

Ham Broth


Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Ham Bone
Chicken Broth
Water
Carrots
Celery
Onion
Ham Soup Base if you can get it

Directions:
Directions:
Simmer all above ingredients for 4-12 hours to get ham broth.

Once simmering process is done, sieve out to get broth.
 

Soup


Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 T olive oil
2 yellow onions, finely chopped
2 celery stalks, finely chopped
2 large carrots, finely chopped
2 cups Green Spit Peas
3 slices bacon
2 cups ham, cubed small
1/2 teaspoon marjaram
1/2 teaspoon thyme
Salt and Pepper to taste

Directions:
Directions:
1. Make ham broth - allow for several hours for it to simmer and concentrate.

2.-In a large saucepan over medium heat, warm the oil. Add the split peas, stock, bacon slices and parsley, marjoram and thyme. Reduce heat and bring to a simmer. Cover partially and cook until the peas are tender, about 50-60 minutes.
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3.-Coarsely puree half of the soup and then return to the pan. Add the ham and season with salt and pepper.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Grampa Ray Loved Split Pea Soup - not sure if he would have eaten this version - but who knows?

 

 

 

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