Saturday, March 13, 2010

Crock Pot Hearty Split Pea Soup




 I tried this (from All Recipes) a few weeks ago when I had the winter blues and wanted a nice warm soup on a cold Sunday.  It was very hearty and flavorful.


Crock Pot Hearty Split Pea Soup
From: AllRecipes

Ingredients:
16 oz dried split peas
2 cups diced fully cooked lean ham
1 cup diced carrots
1 medium onion, chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 bay leaves
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp pepper
5 cups boiling water (I used chicken broth, and used closer to 6 cups)
1 cup hot milk

Directions:
1. Boil 5 cups of water or chicken broth.

2. In a slow cooker, layer the first nine ingredients in the order listed (Do not stir).

3. Cover and cook on high for 4-5 hrs (or low 6-8) or until vegetables are tender.

4. Discard Bay leaves and stir in milk. Serve.

1 comment:

MonsterMama said...

Just wanted you to know I have been looking through your blog and am so happy I found you. Everything looks great and easy enough to make without too much preparation! With 3 kids every little bit helps! Thanks again.

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