Ham and Pea Soup

Prep time: 15 min

Cook time: 1 hour

Total time: 1 hour 15 min

Serves 6

Ingredients

  • 1 onion diced small
  • 2 tsp. minced garlic
  • 1 tsp. salt and pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. bacon fat
  • 2 c. diced ham
  • 1 16oz package frozen organic peas
  • 5 cups bone broth
  • 1 bay leaf

Directions

  1. In a medium pot heat bacon fat until melted over medium heat, once melted add in the onion and garlic and cook until translucent.
  2. Add the peas and stir to combine for about 5 min., then add broth, salt and pepper.
  3. Bring the pot to a boil for 10 minutes, then let simmer for about an hour. blender to break up the peas so they split.
  4. Reduce to low and add in the bay leaf and the ham cook for additional 40 min.

If you have not made ham prior, place 1 pork shoulder or butt in water and let simmer for 6-8 hours.

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