Split Pea Soup
12 cups water
4 cups split peas
4 medium potatoes, diced (optional)
3 ribs celery, chopped
2 medium carrots, peeled and chopped
1 medium onion, chopped
4 teaspoons salt
2 teaspoons minced garlic OR 1 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
1/2 teaspoon dried marjoram
2 bay leaves
1. Combine all ingredients in a large saucepan.
2. Bring to a boil over high heat; lower to a simmer and cook 60 to 90 minutes, until split peas are tender.
Make it even easier! Combine everything in a slow cooker in the morning, and let it cook on high for 8 hours. It’s ready just in time for dinner!