Split Pea Soup, My Way Too

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READY IN: 3hrs 30mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Place first 10 ingredients in heavy pot. Cook over low heat, stirring occasionally for 3 hours until peas are soft. Remove from heat.
  • Remove ham from the bone, dice and set aside, discarding skin and bone.
  • Remove bay leaf.
  • Using immersion blender, puree soup to desired consistency. (Alternately, remove 2-3 cups of soup and place in a blender to puree.).
  • Return ham to kettle and add cream, milk and Sherry.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Simmer for 15-20 minutes, stirring.
  • Serve, adding a splash more sherry on top of each portion, if desired.
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