Like everyone else, I cut the water in half and still found the soup to be far too watery and had to cook until the soup had reduced. However, the flavors were excellent and I will make this again but this time without any water at all. I wonder if there is a typo with the quantities. It calls for 2 cups of split peas which seems far too little with 16 cups of liquid. I noticed my standard bag of split peas was 2 pounds, not 2 cups, and this would have made the ratio about right since even the cooking directions on the bag say to add 6-8 cups water for each POUND. Anyway, next time I'll either make 2 pounds worth or cut the total liquids (broth, water & milk) in half while keeping the other ingredients the same.
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Like everyone else, I cut the water in half and still found the soup to be far too watery and...