Sunday, January 15, 2012

Split Pea Soup with Ham

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Photos by Sarah Puwalowski
Split Pea Soup with Ham

20 oz bag of green split peas with ham seasoning
12 cups of water
1 medium white onion finely chopped
2 carrots
4 tablespoons butter
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
Ham bone/spiral ham slices (optional)

Soak split peas over night or at least for 2-3 hours. Raise split peas. Combine split peas, water, onion, carrots, butter, salt, and pepper in a large pot. Heat to a rapid boil for 30 minutes. Add ham. Reduce heat to a slimmer for an additional 30 minutes. Stir occasionally. Puree soup and serve.

Serves 6

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