Split Pea Soup with Ham

Split Pea Soup with Ham

Ingredients:

1 lb. dried split peas, rinsed and sorted

2 quarts chicken or vegetable broth or 8 c. water + 8 tsp. chicken or vegetable bouillon or soup base

1 lb. bone-in ham, diced into small pieces and trimmed of excessive fat

2 medium carrots, peeled and chopped

1 medium onion, chopped

4-5 cloves garlic, minced

1 tsp. Italian seasoning

1/2 tsp. marjoram

1/2 tsp. smoked paprika

pinch of thyme

1 bay leaf

1 tsp. malt vinegar

Instructions:

Place all the ingredients in a slow cooker and cook on low for 6-8 hours or on high for 4 hours.You can also cook it on high until it starts to boil and then turn the setting on low until you’re ready to serve the soup. Top with Sourdough Garlic-Herb Croutons. Makes 8 1 1/2-cup servings.

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