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Split Pea Eggs And Ham Soup

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The split pea soup is a light and flavorful soup made with split peas and ham bones. Cooked with carrots and onions, the split pea soup is flavored with red salt and bacon and served with chopped eggs on top.
  Split peas 1 Pound
  Ham bone 1 Large
  Water 3 Quart
  White onion 1
  Carrot 1⁄2 , diced
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
  Bacon slices 6
  Hard cooked eggs 2

Place split peas and ham bone in cold water; let come to a rapid boil.
Turn heat to low; add onion, carrots and seasonings.
Cook slowly for 2 hours and 30 minutes.
Remove ham; put soup through strainer.
Replace ham bits in soup, discarding bone and fat.
To serve, add 1 tablespoon crumbled bacon and some chopped egg to each serving.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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