Recipe by Chef mariajane

Such a wonderful old recipe, my husband loves pea soup, and this is a fantastic recipe to follow!!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Place peas in a Dutch oven or soup kettle; add water to cover by 2-inches. Bring to a boil; boil for 2 minutes. Remove from heat; cover and let stand for 1 hour. Drain and rinse peas. Discarding liquid.
  2. Return peas to Dutch oven. Add 2 1/2 quarts water, ham bone, onion, pepper, thyme and bay leaf. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 1 1/2 hours, stirring occasionally.
  3. Remove ham bone; when cool enough to handle, remove meat form bone. Discard bone; dice meat and return to soup. Add carrots and celery. Simmer, uncovered for 45-60 minutes, or until soup reaches desired thickness and vegetables are tender. Discard bay leaf.

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