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Mormon Split Pea Soup

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  Dry green split peas 1 Pound
  Cold water 8 Cup (128 tbs)
  Chopped onion 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chopped celery 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
  Dried marjoram 1⁄2 Teaspoon, crushed
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground pork 1 Pound
  Ground sage 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Potatoes 3 Medium, peeled and diced

Rinse split peas.
In large kettle or Dutch oven combine split peas, cold water, onion, celery, 2 teaspoons salt, marjoram, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper.
Bring to boiling; cover and simmer till peas are tender, about 1 hour.
Do not drain.
Meanwhile,combine ground pork, sage, 3/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/8 teaspoon pepper.
Mix thoroughly.
Shape into twenty-four 1-inch balls.
Drop balls and potatoes into soup mixture; return soup to boiling.
Cover; simmer 20 minutes longer.
Season to taste.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2217 Calories from Fat 903

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 100 g154.2%

Saturated Fat 36.2 g181%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 326.6 mg108.9%

Sodium 5780.3 mg240.8%

Total Carbohydrates 223 g74.2%

Dietary Fiber 28.3 g113.2%

Sugars 22.8 g

Protein 124 g249%

Vitamin A 14.8% Vitamin C 202.7%

Calcium 35.9% Iron 64.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Mormon Split Pea Soup Recipe