Homey Split Pea Soup

Recipe by Acerast
READY IN: 2hrs
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a dutch oven, over medium heat, saute the carrot, celery and onion in the butter and olive oil until soft.
  • Stir in the garlic for an additional minute of cooking.
  • Add the stock, split peas, potatoes, ham hocks, bay leaf and thyme; bring to a boil.
  • Lower the heat and simmer, partially covered, until the peas and potatoes are tender, (1 to 1 1/2 hours).
  • Remove the bay leaf.
  • Remove and shred the ham hocks.
  • Remove and puree half of the soup mixture in a blender of food processor.
  • Return the pureed mixture, along with the shredded meat, to the pot.
  • Add salt and greshly ground pepper to taste.
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