My Canadian Pea Soup Recipe

Step 1

Wash and sort peas; soak in cold water overnight. Drain and place in a large pot; add water, ham bone, onion, celery leaves, carrots, salt. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer until peas are very tender, about 2 hours, adding more water if needed. Remove ham; chop and return to soup. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Also freezes well.

Things You'll Need

  • 1c Split peas
  • 3c Water (cold)
  • 2lb Smoked ham, shank or bone
  • 3qt Water, boiling
  • 1 Onion, chopped
  • Celery leaves
  • 1ts Salt
  • 2 Carrots, minced

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