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Big Meal Soup

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Ingredients
  Dry green split peas/Dry yellow split peas 1 Pound, rinsed and soaked overnight in water
  Water 7 Cup (112 tbs)
  Ham bone/Smoked pork hocks - 1 pound 1 Pound (1 Bone)
  Carrots 2 Medium, coarsely chopped to make 1 cup
  Onion 1 Medium, chopped to make 1/2 cup
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Canned tomatoes 16 Ounce, cut up (1 Can)
  Green pepper 1 Medium, chopped to make 1/2 cup
  Celery stalk 1 , chopped to make 1/2 cup
Directions

MAKING
1. In a saucepan, combine split peas, water, ham bone or pork hocks, carrots, onion and salt; bring the mixture to boil.
2. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for about 60 minutes or till peas are tender.
3. Remove ham bone and cut off meat; discard the bones.
4. Press half the pea mixture through a sieve and return to saucepan.
5. Stir in meat, un-drained tomatoes, green pepper, and celery; simmer for about 20 minutes or till celery and green pepper are done.
6. Season to taste with salt and pepper

SERVING
7. Arrange the soup into individual serving bowl and serve immediately with toasted garlic bread.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Pea
Interest: 
Healthy
Cook Time: 
90 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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