Split Pea or Navy Bean Soup

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  • 2 bags dry beans – split pea or navy beans
  • 4 large carrots, sliced
  • 4 stalks celery, sliced
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 10 sprigs fresh thyme or 2 teaspoons dried thyme
  • Pepper
  • 3 medium bay leaves
  • 1 large ham bone from Honey Baked ham store (or similar spiral sliced ham)

If using navy beans, soak overnight in cold water. (Do not soak split peas overnight)

Place beans in crock-pot with ham bone. Add onion, celery, carrots, thyme, pepper and bay leaves. Do not add salt until beans are soft or the beans will not cook properly. Remember to remove bay leaves and fresh thyme sticks before serving.

Split Pea Soup or Navy Bean Soup - GFCFSF