Friday, August 15, 2014

Foodie Friday- Split Pea Soup

Split Pea Soup
  • 2 cups green split peas
  • 1 ham bone
  • 2 quarts cold water
  • cayenne pepper 
  • 2 diced carrots
  • 1 onion diced
  • 1 diced celery stalk

  1. Soak peas overnight. Put ham bone in a large kettle, tightly closed, and simmer 1 1/2 hours in cold water. Do not boil. Add peas, carrot, onion, celery and seasonings and continue to simmer 1 more hour. Remove the ham bone. Rub soup through a sieve, return to the pot. Season with salt to taste. 
  2. You may also add potatoes and green peppers. 

Recipe from "Waste Not, Want Not, A Booke of Cookery". 
Kelsey Conway
Backus Page House Museum

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