Split Pea Soup

split pea (640x424)A cold night and a leftover ham bone means one thing for dinner – split pea soup and a pan of cornbread. Hope this recipe helps to keep you warm during the cold winter weather.

Split Pea Soup

1 pound dried green split peas

1 ham bone or smoked ham hock

1 small onion, chopped

1 clove garlic, minced

2 medium carrots, sliced

Salt and pepper to taste

8-10 cups water

1. In a 6-8 quart pot, combine all of the ingredients. Bring to a boil.

2. Reduce heat, cover and cook on low for 2 hours. Serve and enjoy!

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