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 +======= Split Pea & Ham Soup ======
 +<block small rightalign>Credit: [[user:Celti]]</block>
 +===== Ingredients =====
 +  * 3 lbs. dried split peas
 +  * 3 lbs. chopped ham
 +  * 2 ham hocks and/or a ham bone
 +  * 1 c. butter
 +  * 6 c. finely chopped mirepoix
 +  * ¼ c. minced garlic
 +  * 6 qt. water or stock
 +  * 1 tbsp. crushed red pepper
 +  * 1 tbsp. salt
 +  * 1 tbsp. black pepper
 +  * 2 tbsp. fresh thyme
 +  * 4 bay leaves
  
 +===== Cooking =====
 +  * Soak peas for 8 hours or overnight and drain.
 +  * Score ham hocks, cover with water, bring to a boil and simmer one hour. If using a raw ham bone, roast it in the oven until it starts to brown.
 +  * Melt the butter, add the mirepoix, and cook until soft.
 +  * Add the garlic to the mirepoix and cook for another few minutes.
 +  * Add the ham and the hocks and cook until beginning to brown.
 +  * Add the peas, salt, pepper, and red pepper and heat through.
 +  * Add the liquid, bay leaves, thyme, and the ham bone if you have one, and simmer until the peas are tender, adding water as needed.
 +  * Add cream and sherry to taste and serve.
recipes/split_pea_ham_soup.txt · Last modified: 2019/10/26 22:11 by Celti