PREP TIME: 15 MINS
COOK TIME: 2 HOURS
In a large soup pot on the stove top, over medium-high heat, heat 2 quarts of water, peas, sliced, onions, pepper, ham, bay leaves and optional marjoram.
Stir to combine. Bring to a boil and then reduce to a simmer. Simmer for 1 1/2 hours, stirring intermittently.
After simmering for 1 1/2 hours, remove the bay leaves and add the carrots, potatoes, and celery. Stir to combine.