From Boomer Cuisine I give you this wonderful Split Pea Soup with Ham Hocks, one of my favorites.
Paulette Le Pore Motzko
My wonderful wife Val had the foresight to purchase some smoked ham hocks from our Farmers market last summer and freeze them for the colder weather entrees. We have the good fortune to have a local red wattle natural pork grower at our market Heritage Farms N. W.
Val picked up 3 of the meatiest, tastiest ham hocks I have ever eaten and we made those the star of our split pea soup. It was almost half meat and so yummy I just had to share this with you all. This is a super easy crock pot recipe and is gluten-free.
Split Pea and Ham Hock Soup
Yield: 4-6 servings
3 quarts water
2, 2 or 3 ham hocks (depending on how meaty you want your soup)
1 lb. package of split peas
2 carrots sliced
½ yellow onion…
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