Karen's Split Pea Soup With Ham

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READY IN: 2hrs
SERVES: 6-8
YIELD: 6 bowls
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    cooked ham, with bone in
  • 1
    lb dried split peas (soaked overnight, water 3 inches above peas)
  • 6
    cups water
  • 1
    tablespoon oil
  • 1
    onion, minced
  • 2 12
    teaspoons thyme
  • 1 12
    teaspoons granulated garlic
  • 1 12
    teaspoons salt
  • 1
    teaspoon pepper
  • 1
    cup ham (cut into bite size pieces)
  • 1
    cup potato (cut into bite size pieces)
  • 1
    cup carrot (cut into bite size pieces)
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DIRECTIONS

  • soak peas overnight.
  • cook hm in 8 cups of water for 45 minutes. ( do not drain water).
  • remove ham and when cool, cut meat off.
  • chop onion and garlic in chopper.
  • add oil, onion and garlic.
  • cook for 5 minutes.
  • add thyme, granulated garlic, salt, pepper, bay leaves, carrots, potatoes and ham and cook for another 4-5 minutes.
  • add 6 cups of ham stock and peas ( drain water ).
  • cook on high with cover until boiling.
  • when boiling turn heat down to low and cook covered for about an hour.
  • Adjust salt, pepper and if want add granulated garlic to taste.
  • Cook for another half hour uncovered.
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