Split Pea Soup

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Really good pea soup!


  • 1 lb. green split peas
  • 1 chicken bouillon cube
  • 1/4 lb. ham, diced
  • 1 small onion, chopped
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  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 medium carrot, diced small
  • 6 cups water
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled or if raw, diced small (optional)
  • celery salt, to taste (optional)
  • couple of Tbsp. of cream or half and half (optional)


Sort and rinse peas. Combine all ingredients in a large pot. Bring to a boil, reduce heat. Cover and simmer until peas are tender. Add more hot water if necessary. Remove bay leaf and serve.

Servings: 6
Time:15 Minutes Preparation Time
3 Hours Cooking Time


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