Hearty Split Pea & Potato Soup

Recipe by BoxOWine
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READY IN: 5hrs 20mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Rinse and soak green peas in cold water to cover for approx 2 hrs.
  • Drain peas.
  • Place peas, 8 cups water, and broth in large soup pot.
  • Stir in all remaining ingredients except salt and pepper.
  • Bring to boil over high heat, reduce to low heat, cover and simmer 2 1/2 hrs.
  • Remove and set aside ham bone.
  • Remove and discard bay leaf.
  • Strain peas and vegetables from soup and place in food processor or blender and puree.
  • Return puree mixture to soup.
  • Cut ham pieces from ham bone and return to soup.
  • (optional) Add thinly sliced hot dogs or smoked sausage pieces to soup.
  • Season to taste with salt and pepper.
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