*  Exported from  MasterCook II  *
 
                               Split Pea Soup
 
 Recipe By     : Lynn Thomas
 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups And Stews
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1      pound         split peas
    1      medium        onion -- chopped
    4                    carrots -- cut in large chunks
    4      stalks        celery -- sliced
    4      medium        red potatoes -- cubed
    1      pound         cubed ham and/or
    1                    ham bone
           pinch         thyme, basil, and dill
    2      tablespoons   parsley
 
 Combine all ingredients in a 8 quart stockpot. Fill with water. Cover 
 and cook on high 20 minutes or until boiling. Stirring occassionally, 
 cook on low 60 to 70 minutes or until peas are soft. If desired, 
 remove about 2 cups of the soup and blend until smooth in a blender. 
 Return to pot and mix in for a thicker soup. Recipe by Lynn Thomas 
 dcqp82a. Lynn’s notes: This makes a delicious soup and it’s easy to 
 do. Serve with crusty bread or Rosemary rolls.
 
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