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Split Pea Soup

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Ingredients
  Dry split peas 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Canned low sodium chicken broth 29 Ounce (2 Cans, 14 1/2 Ounce Each)
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Bay leaf 1
  Dried thyme/Dried marjoram 1⁄4 Teaspoon, crushed
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Chopped carrots 1 Cup (16 tbs) (2 Medium Sized)
  Chopped peeled potatoes 1 Cup (16 tbs) (1 Medium Sized)
  Chopped fully cooked low sodium ham 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped celery 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (1 Stalk)
  Chopped onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (1 Medium Sized)
Directions

Rinse peas; drain.
In a large saucepan stir together the peas, chicken broth, water, bay leaf, thyme or marjoram and pepper.
Bring to boil, reduce heat.
Cover and simmer for 1 hour, stirring occasionally.
Stir in the carrots, potato, ham, celery and onion.
Return to boil, reduce heat.
Cover and simmer about 20 minutes more or till the vegetables are tender.
Discard bay leaf.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Boiled
Ingredient: 
Split Pea

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1137 Calories from Fat 109

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 12 g18.9%

Saturated Fat 3.4 g17%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 432.9 mg18%

Total Carbohydrates 181 g60.3%

Dietary Fiber 60.3 g241.3%

Sugars 28.6 g

Protein 90 g180.7%

Vitamin A 441.2% Vitamin C 84.5%

Calcium 27.7% Iron 79.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Split Pea Soup Recipe