Old fashioned pea soup

Yield: 12 portions

Measure Ingredient
½ pounds Whole green peas
½ pounds Split green peas
1 \N Smoked ham shank, uncooked
1 medium Onion, chopped
\N \N Salt and pepper to taste

Soak whole green peas overnight in a four quart kettle filled with water. In the morning add split peas and remaining ingredients. Boil slowly for about 4 hours. Remove ham shank and serve soup without straining.

Source: The New Ford Treasury of FAVORITE RECIPES from Famous Restaurants Compiled and tested by Nancy Kennedy, Women's Editor, Ford Times - 1964

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