Shaggy Man Split Pea Soup

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 2 hr 15 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook: 2 hr 10 min
  • Yield: 4 to 6 servings
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Ingredients

1/2 stick butter

1/2 pound thick slab bacon, chopped

1 large onion, diced

2 stalks celery stalk with leave, diced

2 carrots, shredded

1 pound ground pork sausage

1 pound dried split peas, soaked overnight in cold water

2 to 3 quarts chicken stock

House Seasoning, recipe follows

Salt and pepper

House Seasoning:

1 cup salt

1/4 cup black pepper

1/4 cup garlic powder

1/4 cup onion powder

Directions

  1. Melt butter in Dutch oven. Add bacon and saute until tender. Add onions, celery, carrots and pork sausage. Combine together and start with 2 quarts of chicken stock. Add more later if necessary. Add salt, pepper and house seasoning. Add peas and cook on low temperature simmering for about 2 hours.

House Seasoning:

  1. Mix ingredients together and store in an airtight container for up to 6 months.