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Pea Soup



  1. Place all ingredients except sour cream in a large, heavy pot and cover with cold water.
  2. Bring to a boil, lower heat, and simmer for several hours until peas are very soft.
  3. Remove bone and chop meat.
  4. Put soup through blender, 2 cups at a time, and return to pot with chopped ham.
  5. Add sour cream, stir, and heat through.

Serves 12.

Attribution: Pea Soup by Virginia Mitchell, Richelain, Quebec. As found in The Harrowsmith Cookbook: Volume Number 1.