Split Pea and Ham Soup
|Dried green split peas||1 Pound, sorted, drained, rinsed|
|Hot water||6 Cup (96 tbs)|
|Diced potato||1 Cup (16 tbs) (1/4 Inch Cubes)|
|Thinly sliced carrot||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Chopped low fat boiled ham||2 Ounce (1/2 Cup)|
|Low sodium instant chicken bouillon granules||2 Teaspoon|
|Dried thyme leaves||1 Teaspoon|
In 5-quart casserole, combine all ingredients.
Microwave at High for 10 minutes.
Reduce power to 50% (Medium).
Microwave for 30 minutes.
Stir and re-cover.
Microwave at 50% (Medium) for 30 to 45 minutes longer, or until peas are tender.
Let stand, covered, for 10 to 15 minutes.
Remove bay leaf and peppercorns before serving.
Calories 309 Calories from Fat 11
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1 g1.9%
Saturated Fat 0.27 g1.4%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 3.3 mg1.1%
Sodium 126 mg5.3%
Total Carbohydrates 56 g18.7%
Dietary Fiber 20.9 g83.5%
Sugars 7.5 g
Protein 21 g41.4%
Vitamin A 45.2% Vitamin C 17.5%
Calcium 7.5% Iron 27.1%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet