Split Pea & Ham Soup
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Delicious soup you can make without a hambone when you are craving a good split pea soup.
Recipe type: soup
Serves: 6
  • 1 450 gram bag of peas, which is 2¼ cups
  • 1 cup of chopped red onion
  • 1 heaping cup of chopped celery
  • 1 cup of chopped carrots
  • 4 tbsp chicken stock, loose stock in the can
  • 6-8 cups of water
  • 6-7 slices of back bacon
  • 2-3 bay leaves
  1. Start by deciding whether this is a stove top or a crockpot recipe.
  2. Dice up the back bacon.
  3. Give the split peas a good rinse in a colander, then put everything in your pot, peas, celery, onions, carrots and bay leaves.
  4. Mix your stock into hot water.
  5. Once that is done, add it to the pot and stir it in. Add another two cups of water at this point and start cooking!
  6. Cook on the stove/crockpot until the peas are soft and have fallen apart.
Recipe by The Kitchen Magpie at http://www.thekitchenmagpie.com/split-pea-ham-soup/