Saturday, November 5, 2011

Ham Dinner to Split Pea Soup in the Slow Cooker

Karl and I had a tasty ham dinner and then I took the bone and extra meat and made split pea soup in the slow cooker! Delicious.

From this....
Healthy ham dinner
Slow Cooker Split Pea Sausage (I used ham...) Soup
Serves 6-8
recipe found on All Recipes

1 pound dried split peas
10 cups water
1 pound smoked sausage of your choice, sliced (i used ham and ham bone)
5 cubes chicken bouillon
1 1/2 cups chopped carrot
1 cup chopped celery
2 potatoes, peeled and chopped
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
2 bay leaves
1 onion, chopped

To this....

Delicious Split Pea Soup with Ham bone
1.In a 5 quart slow cooker, combine the peas, water, sausage, bouillon, carrot, celery, potatoes, garlic powder, oregano, bay leaves, and onion.

2.Cover, and cook on High for 4 to 5 hours. Remove bay leaves before ladling into bowls.

Karl's reaction: "Not totally a fan of split pea soup, but this is actually good babe. Mmmmm."
My take: I loved this recipe. Will make again. So easy to make!!!


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