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Pea Soup With Ham

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“Classic pea soup.”
READY IN:
1hr 10mins
SERVES:
10
YIELD:
10 1 cup servings
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a large soup pot over medium-high heat, heat the oil.
  2. Add the onions.
  3. Season with salt, pepper, crushed red pepper.
  4. Saute for 2 minutes.
  5. Add the garlic, bay leaf, and split peas and cook, stirring for 1 minute.
  6. Add the broth and ham.
  7. Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat to medium, and simmer stirring occasionally, for 1 hour or more, until the peas are tender.
  8. Remove from the heat and let cool slightly.
  9. Remove the bay leaf and discard.
  10. Add the milk and, using a hand-held blender or potato masher, process until smooth.
  11. Add the hot sauce if desired and serve hot.

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