Split Pea and Spam

Recipe by ChefByrum
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READY IN: 2hrs 48mins
SERVES: 5
YIELD: 2 cups
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    lb split peas
  • 2
    tablespoons ham soup base
  • 1
    cup chopped carrot
  • 1
    chopped onion
  • 1
    (8 ounce) can Spam, chopped in small cubes
  • 2 12
    quarts water
  • 1
    tablespoon bacon fat
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DIRECTIONS

  • Combine all ingredients except bacon fat and spam in a pot and bring to a simmer and allow to simmer for 2 hours. (or use a crockpot set on high before you leave for work in the morning).
  • After cooking use a hand, or counter top blender until the pea soup is smooth.
  • Cook spam cubes in bacon fat until golden brown on all sides and then add spam and bacon fat to soup.
  • Salt and pepper to taste and enjoy.
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