Split Pea Soup

Total Time
2hrs 20mins
20 mins
2 hrs

This one is simple and inexpensive. My husband liked it a lot. He walked in while it was cooking and said, "Mmm". Normally, he would not touch split pea soup. It's practically vegetarian too--no bacon or ham hocks to touch--and yet still tastes great. Biscuits go really well with this. In fact, I think you need them to make a filling meal.

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  1. Sort and wash peas. Put them and everything else in a large pot.
  2. Bring to a boil, then lower heat and simmer for two hours, stirring often.
  3. Remove bay leaf before serving. A very little salt or salt substitute enhances the flavor.