*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                               Split Pea Soup
 
 Recipe By     : Jeff
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soup
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
   16      ounces        split peas
    3      quarts        water
    1      small         ham shank or 4 ham hocks
    1      large         onion -- chopped
    2                    chicken bouillon cubes
      1/2  teaspoon      garlic powder
      1/2  teaspoon      oregano
    1                    bay leaf
    1      cup           chopped carrots
    1      cup           chopped celery
    4      medium        potatoes -- peeled and cubed
 
 Combine peas, water, ham shank or hocks, onion, bouillon and seasonings.
 Cover and simmer 1 1/2 hours.  Remove shank, trim meat from bone, and
 return to pot.  Stir in carrots, celery and potatoes.  Cover and simmer 2-2
 1/2 hours.
 
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