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Yellow Split Pea Soup

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Ingredients
  Water 8 Cup (128 tbs)
  Dried yellow split peas 1 Pound
  Lean salt pork 1 Pound, rind removed
  Onions 2 Medium, chopped
  Dried marjoram leaves 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Carrots 4 Medium, sliced
  Celery stalks 4 Medium, sliced
Directions

Heat water and peas to boiling in Dutch oven; boil 2 minutes.
Remove from heat; cover and let stand 1 hour.
Add salt pork, onions, marjoram and pepper.
Heat to boiling; reduce heat.
Cover and simmer 1 hour.
Skim fat if necessary.
Add carrots and celery.
Heat to boiling; reduce heat.
Cover and simmer until vegetables are tender, about 45 minutes.
Remove salt pork; cut into 1/4-inch slices.
Add pork to soup or serve separately with mustard if desired.

Recipe Summary

Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Soup
Servings: 
7

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