I made a slight change to this, I grated all the vegetables and didn't bother to blend it (because my blender broke down) It was still very tasty and a bit more chunky. It tasted better the next day. Thanks for posting PanNan. Made for ZWT7.
I made as written, except for cutting the potatoes down to 4 large Yukon Golds. I think I would cut that down to 2 next time, as this seemed more like potato soup instead of pea soup, and was too thick. I would also eliminate the step using the whole onion, and just chop it and add to the mix, and add the bay leaves and cloves. Seemed like a waste of an onion. This soup was very tasty, though, and I had never used yellow split peas before. They seemed a little lighter in flavor than green. Made for ZWT 7.
We enjoyed this thick and tasty soup PanNan. It had so much flavor and was easy to make. We really enjoyed the texture of the soup. I did cut down the number of potatoes after reading the reviews to 5 small and kept everything else the same, stirring in leftover ham from off the bone at the end of cooking. Thank you for sharing a recipe that I will be making again. Dh already asked me when are we having ham again and not to forget to make this recipe. High praise indeed, thank you. Made for the Witchin Kitchen ZWT7.