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2cupsdried split peas
2quartscold water
1lbham bone
2onions, thinly sliced
tspground black pepper
1pinchdried marjoram
3stalkscelery, chopped
3carrots, chopped
1potato, diced
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.

6 servings

  • Best when you have a picnic shoulder ham bone
    [mvdkwong - 2008-03-25 00:25:44]

Favorite homemade hearty soup



Mar 25, 2008

Mar 25, 2008

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