Split Pea Soup Recipe

1 -16 oz. bag green or yellow split peas

6 cups water

1 onion, chopped

3 – 4 cloves garlic, chopped

1 can carrots, rinsed (or 2 or 3 fresh chopped)

1 tsp. salt

1 tsp. pepper

Rinse split peas in colander to remove any small debris

Place everything (except salt & pepper) in a large pot

Bring to a boil then turn down heat and cook (stirring occasionally)

For about 40 to 50 minutes. Stir in salt & pepper.

Note: If soup is too thick, more water may be added.

Adding 1 or 2 Tbs. hot sauce will also give this soup an interesting flavor.

This recipe can be made in a crockpot.  Approximate cooking times: high

4-6 hours or low 6 -8+ hours.  

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