Pork and Pea Stew
- 1 ham hock
- 1 pound ham, diced
- 1 pound bacon, diced
- 2 cups dry split green peas, rinsed & drained (uncooked)
- 2 tablespoons cooking oil
- 1 onion, diced
- 4 celery stalks, diced
- 4 large carrots, diced
- 4 potatoes, diced
- 32 ounces low sodium chicken broth or water
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon black pepper
Pork and Pea Stew Directions
Heat large pot over medium heat. Add cooking oil.
Once hot, add onion and sauté for 2 minutes.
Add diced bacon.
After 2 minutes, add carrots, celery, and potatoes to pot. Continue cooking until bacon begins to get crispy.
Add ham hock a diced ham. Cook for 2 more minutes.
Stir in the dry green split peas, adding 1 tsp salt and 1 tsp pepper. Cook 2 more minutes.
Add chicken broth (or water) until it covers the peas and vegetables. Bring to a boil.
Then reduce heat to a simmer for 25–30 minutes.
Stew is now ready to serve. Enjoy!