Midsummer'S Night Split Peas And Pasta
|Rotini pasta||2 Pound (Uncooked, Corkscrew)|
|Green split peas/Usa yellow spit peas||2 Cup (32 tbs), washed|
|Cold water||1 Quart|
|Roasted turkey breast||1 Pound, thinly sliced, or smoked|
|Shredded carrot||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Finely chopped red bell pepper||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Sliced black olives||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Sliced green onions||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Grated parmesan cheese||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Chopped fresh parsley||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Plain non-fat yogurt||1 Quart|
|Minced garlic||2 Tablespoon|
|Tarragon vinegar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Olive oil||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|Ground mustard||1 Tablespoon|
|Dried oregano leaves||2 Teaspoon|
|Dried basil leaves||2 Teaspoon|
|Crushed red pepper||1 Teaspoon|
1. In a pan add water, cook pasta as per package directions, drain, rinse under cool water, drain and cool keeping aside.
2. In a large saucepan bring split peas in water to a boil over high heat.
3. Lowering the heat to medium-low, simmer for 20 minutes with cover such that peas are tender.
4. Drain the peas and keep aside to cool.
5. In a large bowl or container combine pasta, peas, turkey, carrots, bell pepper, olives, green onions, cheese and parsley.
6. In a small bowl combine yogurt, garlic, vinegar, oil, ground mustard, oregano, basil, red pepper and salt such that they are well blended.
7. Serve after tossing the split pea mixture with dressing and refrigerate for 2 hours with cover.
Calories 875 Calories from Fat 188
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 22 g34.2%
Saturated Fat 3.4 g16.9%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 14 mg4.7%
Sodium 506.2 mg21.1%
Total Carbohydrates 132 g44.1%
Dietary Fiber 26.5 g105.8%
Sugars 21 g
Protein 48 g96.8%
Vitamin A 164.9% Vitamin C 71%
Calcium 34% Iron 34.5%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet