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Split Pea Soup

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  Dried green split peas 16 Ounce (1 Package)
  Water 2 Quart
  Onion 1 Medium, chopped
  Carrot 1 Medium, diced
  Potato 1 Medium, diced
  Meaty ham bone 1
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Dried tarragon 1⁄4 Teaspoon

Sort and wash peas; place in a Dutch oven.
Cover with water 2 inches above peas; let soak 8 hours.
Drain peas; add 2 quarts water, vegetables, ham bone, and seasonings.
Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 2 1/2 to 3 hours, stirring occasionally.
Remove bone; cut off meat, and dice.
Discard bone.
Blend for 30 seconds
Return to soup, and simmer an additional 10 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1955 Calories from Fat 134

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 15 g23.6%

Saturated Fat 4 g19.9%

Trans Fat 0.1 g

Cholesterol 52.7 mg17.6%

Sodium 1771.5 mg73.8%

Total Carbohydrates 332 g110.6%

Dietary Fiber 124.8 g499.3%

Sugars 49.6 g

Protein 137 g274%

Vitamin A 219.1% Vitamin C 102.9%

Calcium 35.8% Iron 129.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Split Pea Soup Recipe