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Split Pea And Ham Soup

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Ingredients
  Green split peas 1 Pound
  Cold water 2 Quart
  Meaty ham bone 1 1⁄2 Pound
  Onion 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), sliced
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Marjoram 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Celery 1 Cup (16 tbs), diced
  Carrots 1 Cup (16 tbs), diced
Directions

Cover peas with the water and soak overnight.
(Or, simmer gently 2 minutes, then soak 1 hour.) Don't drain.
Add ham bone, onion, and seasonings.
Bring to boiling; cover, reduce heat, and simmer {don't boil) 1 1/2 hours.
Stir occasionally.
Remove bone; cut off meat and dice.
Return meat to soup; add vegetables.
Cook slowly, uncovered, 30 to 40 minutes.
Salt to taste.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Pea
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
65 Minutes
Cook Time: 
130 Minutes
Ready In: 
195 Minutes

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