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Split Pea And Ham Soup

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What do you do with a left over ham bone? Make split pea soup of course. The rich flavor of ham with the delicate flavor and consistency of split peas make for a comforting bowl of soup.
Ingredients
  Oil 2 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 , chopped
  Garlic 4 Clove (20 gm), chopped
  Carrot 2 , chopped
  Ham bone 1 Pound
  Split pea 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Water 16 Cup (256 tbs)
  Salt 1 Tablespoon
  Pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

1. In a large stock pot heat the oil over medium heat.
2. Add the onion, garlic, and carrot. Cook until the onions are translucent.
3. Add the ham bone, split peas, and enough water to cover all the ingredients.
4. Add the salt and pepper.
5. Bring to a boil and lower to a simmer. Cook for 2 hours or until the split peas have almost disapeared.

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Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
135 Minutes
Ready In: 
145 Minutes
Servings: 
8
Wondering how to use a left over ham bone? Watch this wonderful video and add it to make a flavorful split pea soup. Surely the blend of rich flavor of ham with the delicate split peas flavor would make a comforting bowl of soup!

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