For your viewing pleasure- "Clean out the fridge" Split Pea Soup
1 bag split peas
1 bag cubed ham
96 oz's chicken broth
Half a bag of baby carrots, chopped
6+ shallots, chopped
4 stalks of celery, chopped
6+ baby bella mushrooms
Hopefully this won't horrify anyone, but this is my method of making the soup:
On medium high, heat broth, split peas, and ham. As I chopped them, I added the "clean out the fridge ingredients". I simmered for 1.5 hours and added salt and pepper to taste.
I would normally include a cocktail recipe, but this one was enjoyed with water. We had the pleasure of joining MBW's parents for a wine and cheese lunch, so we decided to keep to the spirit of moderation for dinner!