Recipe courtesy of Jean Anderson

Golden Split Pea Soup with Ham

  • Total: 1 hr 20 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook: 1 hr 15 min
  • Yield: 8 to 10 servings
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2 medium yellow onions, peeled and coarsely chopped

2 tablespoons bacon drippings, butter, or margarine

1 ham hock

1 pound yellow split peas, washed and sorted

3 quarts water

1/8 teaspoon rosemary

1 tablespoon salt

1/4 teaspoon pepper


  1. Stir-fry onions in drippings 5 to 8 minutes in a large saucepan over moderate heat until pale golden. Add ham and stir-fry 5 minutes. Add remaining ingredients, cover, and simmer 1 hour, stirring occasionally. Serve steaming hot with buttery chunks of garlic bread.

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