Split Pea Soup Camping Recipe
|This Recipe is meant for older campers.|
Decide for yourself if it is appropriate for your younger campers or not.
|Ingredients:||2 quarts water|
1 lb dry split peas
1 small onion
1 celery stalk
3/4 lb ham
1 tsp garlic powder (or 1 Tbsp minced garlic)
1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp black pepper
|Instructions:||Pour water into dutch oven.|
Heat dutch oven over coals to about 300 degrees for Frying.
Add split peas.
Peel and dice onion, carrots, and potatoes.
Stir all ingredients into dutch oven.
Bring to a boil, stirring occasionally.
Reduce heat to about 225 degrees and cover with lid to Simmer for 2 hours.
Check and stir every 15 minutes to prevent burning on the bottom, especially as the soup thickens.
Add more water if the soup seems too thick.