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Grandma's Split Pea Soup

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“After any family ham dinner, my grandmother, and then my mother, and finally me, always use the hambone to make this hearty, home-y soup.”
READY IN:
2hrs 15mins
SERVES:
8-10
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 lb split peas (yellow or green)
  • 10 cups cold water
  • 12 cup diced carrot
  • 12 cup diced onion
  • 1 lb ham bone (can substitute smoked ham hocks)
  • salt and pepper

Directions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a large soup pot.
  2. Bring to a boil slowly.
  3. Reduce heat and simmer until thick.
  4. Remove bone, skin, and any fat.
  5. Chop meat into bite-sized pieces.
  6. Season to taste.

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