Recipe by Gina's Cucina
This is my pea soup recipe. I like it because of all the carrots and ham. It's really good on a cold night.
- 1 (16 ounce) package dried split peas
- 12 cups water
- 2 chicken bouillon cubes
- 1 chopped onion
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1 teaspoon oregano
- 1⁄2-1 teaspoon pepper
- 1 lb ham shank
- 1 bay leaf
- 1 1⁄2 cups carrots (chopped)
- 1 cup celery (chopped)
Directions See How It's Made
- wash and sort peas.
- Put peas, boullon cubes, onion garlic oregano,ham and bay leaf to boil.
- Reduce heat and simmer for about 1-1/2 hrs.
- Give a stir every now and then.
- Remove ham from soup and remove all the meat from the bone.
- Cut meat into bite size pieces and return it back to the soup.
- Add carrots and celery.
- Cook 1-1/2 to 2 Hrs more till you get desired thickness.