Yellow Split Pea Soup -- Quad-Cities Online Recipe Book
Search Recipes

Submit a recipe
 

Soups:

Yellow Split Pea Soup

Comment on this recipe

Ingredients

2-1/2 cups (1 pound) yellow split peas (do not substitute green peas)
2 quarts water
1 pound ham, fat removed and cut up (3 cups)
1 onion, chopped
46 ounces canned tomato juice
3 carrots, cut up

Instructions

Bring peas to boil in the two quarts of water. Add cut up ham pieces, chopped onion, tomato juice and carrots. Bring to boil again. Cook on low heat until peas have dissolved, two to three hours.

Virginia Morton
Bettendorf



Local events heading








  Today is Friday, April 25, the 115th day of 2014. There are 250 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: Never in the history of Rock Island was there such a demand for houses as at present. Our city is suffering for the want of suitable tenement houses.

1889 — 125 years ago: The choir of Central Presbyterian Church presented a ladies concert under the direction of S.T. Bowlby.

1914 — 100 years ago: Miss Rosella Benson was elected president of the Standard Bearers of Spencer Memorial Methodist Church.

1939 — 75 years ago: Mrs. Nell Clapper was elected president of the Rock Island Business and Professional Women's Club.

1964 — 50 years ago: Gerald Hickman, of Seattle, Wash, will move his family to Rock Island to assume the position of produce buyer for the Eagle Food Center chain of food stores. This announcement was made today by Bernard Weindruch, president of Eagles.

1989 — 25 years ago: Care & Share, formed in 1984 to provide food to jobless and needy Quad-Citians, will disband because the major part of a crisis created by plant closings is over. Food for the needy is still necessary. So groups separately will continue to raise money and collect food.




(More History)