Hernekeitto (Finnish Split-Pea Soup)

Recipe by Acerast
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READY IN: 1hr 45mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Form a spice bag by wrapping allspice in cheesecloth and tying with a string, or placing allspice in a stainless steal tea ball.
  • In a soup kettle saucepan, combine water, peas, ham or pork hocks and allspice; bring to a boil, cover and simmer 1 hour.
  • Add potatoes, carrots, onion, salt and pepper, return to boiling.
  • Reduce heat, cover and simmer 30 minutes.
  • Remove spice bag.
  • If using pork hocks, remove and cool slightly.
  • When cool enough to handle, remove meat from bones and coarsely chop.
  • Return meat to soup, discard bones.
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