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Split Pea Soup

Ingredients
  Dried split peas 16 Ounce (1 Package)
  Water 2 Quart
  Chopped onion 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Pared sliced carrots 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Cooked ham 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Bay leaf 1
  Salt 1 Teaspoon (Or To Taste)
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Allspice 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

Combine dried peas and water; bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer, covered, about 1 hour or until peas are soft.
If a smooth soup is desired, press peas through a sieve, return to sauce pot.
Add remaining ingredients and simmer gently about 30 minutes.
If mixture is too thick, more water may be added.
Pour hot into hot jars, leaving 1-inch head space.
Adjust caps.
Process pints 1 hour and 15 minutes, quarts 1 hour and 30 minutes at 10 pounds pressure.

Recipe Summary

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

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