Plus it’s sort of ghoulish looking don’t you think?
-2 bay leaves, removed before serving
4. Drain and rinse peas, add to pot.
8. You’ll know when the soup is ready, the peas will be soft and creamy.
*This dish can easily be made vegetarian, and I have made it thus many times. I omit the ham and add homemade vegetable broth in place of the water.