Simple split pea soup
One small package of dried split peas
6 cups of cold water
2 medium potatoes - small cube
1/2 of a small bag of baby carrots
2 Tbls of chicken boulion
1 tsp of dried chopped garlic
1 Tbls of dried minced onion
salt and pepper to taste
In a medium pan bring all the ingredients to a boil. Lower heat to a simmer for 1 - 2 hours depending on how mushy you like your peas to be.
If you have a ham bone or some cubed ham on hand this is excellent added in.