Split Pea Soup & Ham

Recipe by TishT
READY IN: 1hr 10mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a large soup pot over medium-high heat, heat the oil.
  • Add the onions.
  • Season with salt, pepper, crushed red pepper.
  • Saute for 2 minutes.
  • Add the garlic, bay leaf, and split peas and cook, stirring, for 1 minute.
  • Add the broth and ham.
  • Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat to medium and simmer, stirring occasionally, for 1 hour or more, until the peas are tender.
  • Remove from the heat and let cool slightly.
  • Remove the bay leaf and discard.
  • Add the milk and, using a hand-held blender or potato masher, process until smooth.
  • Add the hot sauce if desired and serve hot.
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