Thursday, October 13, 2011

Split Pea Soup

I tried

Split Pea Soup

And it was

Split Pea Soup
Adapted from Everyday Food

6 cups chicken broth
16 oz dried green split peas
1 yellow onion, diced
4 carrots, sliced
1 celery stalk, diced
2 large cloves garlic
1 tsp dried thyme
2 bay leaves
1 lb. ham hock
salt and pepper

1. In a large bowl, bring broth to a boil. 

2. Add split peas, onion, carrots, celery, garlic, thyme, bay leaves, and ham hock. Then season with salt and pepper.

3. Cover and cook on med-low for 2 hours, or until the split peas begin to break down. Stir occasionally.

4. When the peas being to break down, remove the ham and slice the meat off the bone. 

5. Add the ham back into the soup and mash the peas up a bit.

6. Taste to adjust seasoning if needed.

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