Recipe by Raccoon
"I created this recipe when I did not have a ham bone laying around and was really needing some good split pea soup. Serve a hot bowl of this soup with a nice crusty bread of your choice. I did not add any salt to this recipe due to the ham, but you can add salt as needed."
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1 (14 ounce) bag
green split peas, rinsed
1 1/2 cups
finely chopped onion
1 1/2 cups
finely chopped carrots
finely chopped celery
minced garlic, or to taste
chicken broth, or more as needed, divided
bay leaf, or more to taste
freshly ground black pepper
smoked pork neck bones (such as Smithfield®)
cubed smoked ham (such as Carolina Pride®)
Fabulous! I used a ham steak, because that's what I had on hand and a heaping teaspoon of Better than Stock Ham base. No other changes! Hubby said it was the best tasting ever.
I made this just as is with one exception:I didn't have any ham sitting around, so I got a pound of thick-sliced smoked ham from the deli, chopped it up, and added it. This came out delicious. I probably could have rinsed the ham, as it's rather salty, but I like that. I also could have used less ham, as I'm frugal and that ended up being a lot of ham.
Loved it!! Best pea soup ever
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Rick's Yummy Split Pea Soup with Ham
Serving Size: 1/8 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 8
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 198
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