1 ham bone
1 bag split peas, bring to a boil in water, enough to cover. Let cool and rinse peas
chopped onion, celery, and carrots
pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, 2 bay leaves
1 quart chicken stock
Saute onion, celery, and carrots in olive oil. Add ham bone and chicken stock. Add split peas and seasonings and let cook until peas have cooked well.
Remove bay leaves before serving.