Split Pea Soup

Submitted by: Joseph Wu

Latest update: March 20, 2005

Adapted from Extending the Table.

Serves 6-8.

Soak overnight 1 lb. salt meat and 2 cups split peas. Drain and place in pot with 2 L water and 1 chopped onion. Bring to a boil and then simmer for 2-3 hours until peas are soft.

Remove meat and cut into pieces. Return to the pot and add 1 cup diced celery, 1 cup diced potato, 1 cup diced carrot. Simmer 30 minutes until vegetables are tender.