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Yellow Pea Soup With Pork

Ingredients
  Yellow peas 3⁄4 Pound (About 1 2/3 Cups)
  Cold water 2 1⁄2 Quart
  Smoked shoulder roll 1 Pound (1 Can, 1 Piece)
  Water 3 Quart
  Coarsely chopped onion 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Whole thyme 1 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

1. Rinse, sort (discarding imperfect peas) and put peas into a large saucepan.
2. Pour 2 1/2 qts. cold water over the peas.
3. Cover and set peas aside to soak overnight.
4. The next day, set out shoulder roll.
5. Put the shoulder roll, water and onion into a large sauce pot.
6. Simmer 1 1/2 to 2 hrs., or until meat is tender.
7. Remove meat and set aside. Skim off fat from liquid, leaving about 2 tablespoons. Drain the peas and add to the broth with salt, whole thyme, and sugar.
8. Simmer 1 1/2 to 2 hrs., or until peas are tender. If necessary, skim off shells of peas as they come to the surface.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Pea

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1736 Calories from Fat 530

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 59 g90.3%

Saturated Fat 21.4 g106.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 293.3 mg97.8%

Sodium 5121.1 mg213.4%

Total Carbohydrates 224 g74.6%

Dietary Fiber 92.7 g371%

Sugars 21.3 g

Protein 151 g302.9%

Vitamin A 4.8% Vitamin C 28.1%

Calcium 27% Iron 68.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Yellow Pea Soup With Pork Recipe