If you need a faster method, simmer the peas gently for 2 minutes, and then soak for l hour. Once peas are soaked, add ham bone, onion, salt, pepper and marjoram. Cover, bring to boil and then simmer for 1 1/2 hours, stirring occasionally. Remove bone; cut off meat, dice and return meat to soup.
Directions. Place the butter in a large soup pot over medium-low heat. Stir in onion, celery, and sliced garlic. Cook slowly until the onions are translucent but not brown, 5 to 8 minutes. Mix in ham, bay leaf, and split peas. Pour in chicken stock and water.
Steps. Heat peas and water to boiling in 4-quart Dutch oven. Boil uncovered 2 minutes; remove from heat. Stir in onion, celery and pepper. Add ham bone. Remove ham bone; remove ham from bone. Trim excess fat from ham; cut ham into 1/2-inch pieces. Stir ham and carrots into soup. Heat to boiling; reduce heat.
Is there anything more comforting than a bowl of homemade soup? Cook up a pot of Parker's Split Pea Soup by Ina Garten, Food Network's Barefoot Contessa.
Preparation. Melt butter in heavy large pot or Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add onion, celery and carrots. SautÃ© until vegetables begin to soften, about 8 .
Add crunch to your lunch with this Martha Stewart soup that features split peas, ham, and homemade whole-wheat croutons. Use leftover ham to make split pea