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Provided by jrthrmn

Categories     Beans

Time 2h45m

Yield 4 serving(s)

Number Of Ingredients 8

2 cups dried split peas
2 quarts water
1 lb ham hocks or 1 ham bone
1 medium onion, finely chopped (about 1/2 cup)
1 cup finely chopped celery
1 sprig parsley
1/4 teaspoon pepper
2 medium carrots, thinly sliced


  • In large saucepan or Dutch oven, heat peas and water to boiling; boil 2 minutes.
  • Remove from heat; cover and let stand 1 hour.
  • Add ham shank, onion, celery, parsley and pepper; heat to boiling.
  • Reduce heat; cover and simmer 1-1/2 hours.
  • Add carrots; cover and simmer until carrots are done and soup is of desired consistency, about 30 minutes.
  • Remove bone; trim meat from bone and add meat to soup.
  • For a thinner consistency, stir milk or water into soup.
  • Season to taste.

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