Smoky Pea Soup

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 454 calories
    • Fat 14 g
    • Sat Fat 5 g
    • Cholesterol 62 mg
    • Sodium 566 mg
    • Protein 35 mg
    • Carbohydrate 47 g
    • Fiber 18 g
    • Iron 4 mg
    • Calcium 83 mg

Ingredients

  1. Check 1 ham bone from a roast or 1/2 cooked smoky bacon
  2. Check 1pound green split peas
  3. Check 2 large carrots, coarsely chopped (2 cups)
  4. Check 2 large celery stalks, chopped (2 cups)
  5. Check 1 large onion, coarsely chopped (1 cup)
  6. Check 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  7. Check 2 32-ounce cans chicken broth
  8. Check 1 bay leaf
  9. Check 1teaspoon dried thyme leaves
  10. Check 1teaspoon salt

Directions

  1. Combine all the ingredients in a large, heavy stockpot. Bring to a boil over high heat. 
  2. Reduce heat to low; cover and cook, stirring occasionally, for 2 hours or until the vegetables are very tender, adding up to 2 cups more broth if necessary. Add salt, 1/2 teaspoon at a time, tasting after each addition.