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Old Fashioned Split Pea Soup

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Ingredients
  Green split peas 1 Pound (2 1/4 Cups)
  Water 2 1⁄2 Quart
  Meaty ham bone 1
  Sliced onion 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Garlic salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Marjoram 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Diced celery 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sliced carrots 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

Cover peas with water; soak overnight, or boil peas gently in water 2 minutes and soak 1 hour.
Drain.
Add 2 1/2 quarts water, ham bone, onion, and seasonings.
Bring to a boil, cover, reduce heat, simmer 2 hours.
Stir occasionally.
Remove bone; cut off meat.
Return meat to soup; add remaining ingredients.
Cook slowly 45 minutes.
Salt to taste.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Pea
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
60 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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