Snert (Split Pea Soup)

Cuisine : Dutch
Calories : 630
Type : Non Vegetarian
Serving Size : 8
Course : Soup
Preparation Time : 30  Min

No Ingredient Quantity Measure Type
1 big dried split pea 14 Ounces
2 cerely leaves chopped 2 Stalk
3 Bacon 3 Slices
4 Salt 1/2 Teaspoon
5 Chicken broth 14.5 Ounces
6 ground pepper 1/2 Teaspoon
7 Water 3 Cup
8 Dried thyme 1/2 Teaspoon
9 Potato 4 small
10 Ground nutmeg 1/2 Teaspoon
11 Carrot 2 Piece
12 Ground cloves 1/4 Teaspoon
13 Leeks 1 diced
14 smoked sausage 1 Pound
15 Onions 1 large

Recipe Details
Pea soup or split pea soup is soup made typically from dried peas, such as the split pea. .... Erwtensoep, also called "snert", is the Dutch version of pea soup.

Cooking Instructions

  1. Place dried split peas, ham hock, and bacon into slow cooker; pour in chicken broth and 3 1/2 cups water.
  2. Cover cooker and cook on High until peas are tender and broken apart, 3 to 4 hours. Stir in more water as needed to prevent soup from burning on the bottom. Stir occasionally throughout cooking.
  3. Stir potatoes, carrots, leek, onion, celery, and garlic into soup; mix in more water, if needed. Cover and cook soup on High for 2 more hours.
  4. Season with salt, black pepper, thyme, nutmeg, and cloves; mix sausage slices into soup. Cover and cook 2 more hours to blend the flavors.

Garnishing Instructions
Garnished with slices of smoked sausage and chopped celery leaf.

Serving Instructions
 Serve split pea soup in bowls or soup plates.

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