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Easy Split Pea Soup

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Ingredients
  Split peas 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Ham hock 1
  Onion 1 , chopped
  Carrot 2 , sliced
  Celery 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
  Salt To Taste
Directions

Soak the peas in water to cover for 12 hours and drain.
Place in a large pot with 3 quarts water and ham hock and simmer, covered, for 2 hours.
Add the onion, carrots and celery and simmer, covered, for 1 hour.
Remove the ham hock and cut the meat into small pieces.
Press the vegetables through a sieve and add the meat and salt.
Pour into hot pint jars to 1 inch from the top.
Process at 10 pounds pressure for 50 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Saute
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Pea

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