Umami
Umami

Grandma Nancy's Cookbook

Split Pea Soup

2

servings

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total time

Ingredients

**Boil**

2 cups dried split peas

2 quarts water

**ADD**

1 pound smoked ham shank or ham hocks or 1 ham bone

1 medium onion, finely chopped ( about 1/2 cup)

1 cup finely chopped celery

1 sprig sparsely

1/4 teaspoon pepper

2 medium carrots, thinly sliced

Directions

1. In large saucepan or Dutch oven, heat peas and water to boiling; boil 2 minutes. Remove from heat; cover and let stand 1 hour.

2. Add ham shank, onion, celery parsley and pepper; heat to boiling. Reduce heat; cover and simmer until carrots are done and soup is of desired consistency, about 30 minutes.

3. Remove bone; trim meat from bone and add meat to soup. For a thinner consistency , stir water into soup. Season to taste.

2

servings

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total time
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