Mimi's Split Pea Soup

Recipe by kitty.rock
READY IN: 2hrs 15mins
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Combine all ingredients in a large stock pot.
  • Bring to a boil. reduce heat and simmer, covered, for approximately 1 1/2 to 2 hours or until peas are soft. Add potatoes and barley the last 25 minutes of cooking time.
  • Stir from bottom occasionally and skim foam off top if it accumulates.
  • Once peas, potatoes and barley are tender, remove pot from heat and let cool for 15 minutes.
  • If using ham hock (or turkey wing), remove from soup, let cool and cut meat from bone. Finely chop meat and set aside.
  • Ladle soup in batches into a blender or processor.
  • Blend/process 2 to 3 seconds only.
  • Return soup to pot, stir in ham (or turkey).
  • Reheat (if necessary) and serve.
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