Monday, January 9, 2012

Recipe of the Month

Split Pea and Ham Soup
2 cups dry split peas
8 cups water
1 cup chopped onion
1 cup chopped ham pieces or meaty ham bone
1 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper

1. Combine all ingredients in a large soup pot.
2. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 2 hours.
3. For a thicker soup, mix 2 T cornstarch with 1/4 cup cold water, and stir into soup.
Makes about 3 quarts.

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