Spiced Split Pea Soup
|Hot water||3 Cup (48 tbs)|
|Dried split peas||12 Ounce (1 Package)|
|Bacon||1⁄4 Pound, diced|
|Chopped onion||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Chopped celery||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Chopped carrot||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Ground thyme||1⁄8 Teaspoon|
|Ground cloves/Allspice||1 Dash|
1. Combine all ingredients, except for salt, in a 3-quart glass casserole. Cover. Set microwave oven at Time Cook (power level 10) for 8 minutes, and then Time Cook (power level 5) for 40 minutes. Stir occasionally.
2. Turn soup into blender or food processor and puree. Add salt to taste. If necessary, reheat the soup by microwaving, covered, at Time Cook (power level 8) for 3 to 4 minutes. Add water if soup is too thick.