Total Time
2hrs 30mins
Prep 1 hr
Cook 1 hr 30 mins

This is my mothers recipe with little variation, it's stand-up spoon thick with vegetables and potatoes. Because I cook in quantity, It is made for 120 portions. This is a excellent soup, for a large group. Plus it is very eye apealing.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. -Rinsesplit peas in water.
  2. -Addboth ham, and chicken base to water and simmer-Add split peas and simmer till cooked.
  3. Stirring constantly.
  4. -Peeland dice carrots, celery, and onions.
  5. -Mincegarlic, or purchase it in the jar already minced.
  6. -Peeland dice potatoes and keep covered with water until needed.
  7. -Whenpeas are cooked and well blended, add seasonings, carrots, celery, onions, diced ham and potatoes.
  8. (Bacon if desired).
  9. -Simmeruntil vegetables are tender.
  10. Approx.
  11. 1 hour.
  12. Stirring constantly to prevent scorching.
  13. -Adjustseasoning if desired, and enjoy with crackers.

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