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Split Pea Soup

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Ingredients
  Dried split green peas 1 Pound, rinsed and drained
  Water 8 Cup (128 tbs)
  Carrots 2 , scrubbed but not peeled, cut into eighths
  Yellow onions 2 Medium, cut into eighths
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm), quartered
  Celery stalks with leaves 2 , cut into eighths
  Lean ham 4 Ounce, visible fat removed, cut into bite-size pieces
  Low sodium soy sauce 3 Tablespoon
  Chopped fresh oregano/1/2 teaspoon dried oregano 1 Teaspoon
  Grated ginger/1/8 teaspoon dried ginger 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Hot pepper sauce 3 Dash (to taste)
  Black pepper To Taste
Directions

In a large saucepan or Dutch oven, bring peas, water, carrots, onions, garlic, celery and ham to a rapid boil over medium-high heat.
Reduce heat and cook, covered, at a gently rolling boil, 1 to 1 1/2 hours or until peas are soft.
Add soy sauce, oregano, ginger, hot pepper sauce and pepper.
Simmer 10 minutes to blend flavors.
In a blender or the workbowl of a food processor fitted with a metal blade, process two to three cups at a time, until pureed.
Return to saucepan and reheat, if necessary.
Serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Blending
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Split Pea
Interest: 
Healthy

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