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Mormon Split Pea Soup

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Ingredients
  Dry green split peas 1 Pound
  Cold water 8 Cup (128 tbs)
  Chopped onion 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chopped celery 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
  Dried marjoram 1⁄2 Teaspoon, crushed
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground pork 1 Pound
  Ground sage 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Potatoes 3 Medium, peeled and diced
Directions

Rinse split peas.
In large kettle or Dutch oven combine split peas, cold water, onion, celery, 2 teaspoons salt, marjoram, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper.
Bring to boiling; cover and simmer till peas are tender, about 1 hour.
Do not drain.
Meanwhile,combine ground pork, sage, 3/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/8 teaspoon pepper.
Mix thoroughly.
Shape into twenty-four 1-inch balls.
Drop balls and potatoes into soup mixture; return soup to boiling.
Cover; simmer 20 minutes longer.
Season to taste.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Boiled
Ingredient: 
Pea

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