Pea and smoky ham soup

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July 9, 2021

Pea and smoky ham soup 0 0 5 0
  • Prep: 1 hr
  • Cook: 8 hrs
  • 1 hr

    8 hrs

    9 hrs

  • Yields: 8 Bowls possibly leftovers

Ingredients

3 heaped tsps bacon stock powder (optional)

2 large carrots diced

2 stalks of celery diced

1kg smokey ham hock

1 onion diced

1 cup yellow split peas

1/2 cup red lentils

1/2 cup barley

Water to cover

Salt to taste

Directions

11: Place the peas, lentils and barley in a bowl. Cover with water and soak for an hour or so,then strain water out.

22: Dice the vegetables

3 3: In a 5.5L slow cooker place the hock in first, followed by the vegetables and soaked grains.

44: Cover the ingredients with warm water and add the stock powder.

55: Cook on HIGH for 8hours.

66: Remove the hock and any bones, cut up the meat and return to soup, giving it a good stir.

77: Taste and season with salt or more stock if needed based on personal preference

88: Cook longer with lid off if it needs thickening

9Enjoy with a slice of fresh bread, buttered

Notes

1Different grains can be used ie green peas or soup mix.

2Bacon stock can be substituted with veggie stock or omitted entirety

Submitted by Katrina

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