Big meal soup

Yield: 6 servings

Measure Ingredient
1 Ham bone
1½ quart Water
1 pounds Dried split peas,
(2 1/4 cups)
2 mediums Carrots -- chopped
1 medium Onion -- chopped
1 Green pepper -- shredded
½ cup Celery -- chopped
2½ cup Tomatoes -- (1 No. 2 can)
Opt

Cover ham bone with water. Cover tightly. Simmer, but do not boil, until almost tender, about 1½ hours. Add peas, carrots and onion.

Simmer 1 hour. Sieve half of vegetable mixture; return to soup kettle. Add green pepper, celery and tomatoes, if desired. Simmer 10 - 15 minutes. Serves 6.

Home Cooking Magazine, April 95 Typed for you by Marjorie Scofield 5/14/95

Recipe By : Edith Wright Holmes, Brookfield, Mass.

From: Marjorie Scofield Date: 05-18-95 (159) Fido: Cooking

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