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Pea and Ham Soup
There is something hearty and filling about a good pea and ham soup. Perfect camping after a long day in the outdoors.
This is a great option to use up leftover ham. For extra smoke, place the leftover ham or ham bone in the smoker for a second hit.
To make a complete meal bake some fresh bread or rolls. Or can be served as an appetizer to a larger meal.
1 1/3 cups split green peas
1 brown onion
3 stick celery
3 cloves garlic
500 smoked ham, diced
6 cups water
salt and pepper to taste
Wash and rinse the split green peas, drain and set aside.
Chop the onion and celery, slice the garlic.
Heat the olive oil, then add the onion, celery, and garlic, stir. When the vegetables start to soften add the split peas, smoked ham, and water. Bring to a simmer.
When the green split peas have softened, you can eat as is, or mash with a potato mashed, of if have access to power, such as in a RV, use an immersion blender to make smooth.