Recipe courtesy of Laura Calder
Total:
3 hr 30 min
Active:
10 min
Yield:
8 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 2 cups/200 g split peas, soaked in cold water for 1 hour 30 minutes, drained
  • 2 to 3 onions, chopped
  • 1/2 pound/250 ham hock
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 6 medium carrots, scraped and cut into small dice
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

Directions

Put the split peas, onions, ham hock, 10 cups/ 2 1/2 liters water and bay leaves in a pot. Sprinkle with some salt and pepper. Bring slowly to a boil, skim any foam that rises to the surface, then simmer until the peas are tender, about 1 hour 30 minutes. 

Remove the ham bone, cut off the meat and dice small. Put the meat back in the soup, adding the carrots at the same time, and continue cooking until they are tender, about 20 minutes. Season the soup with salt and pepper, and serve.

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