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Curried Yellow Split Pea Soup

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Ingredients
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 Large, chopped
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm), minced
  Curry powder 2 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Freshly ground black pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Water 7 1⁄2 Cup (120 tbs)
  Yellow split peas 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs), picked over and rinsed
  Swiss chard 1 1⁄4 Bunch (125 gm), chopped to make 4 packed cups (Or 1 Large Bunch)
  Thin skinned potatoes 8 Ounce, scrubbed and cut into 1/2" chunks
  Green apples 2 Medium, cored and cut into 1/4" pieces
  Salt 1 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

Heat the oil in a Dutch oven over medium heat.
Add the onion and garlic and cook, stirring frequently, for 6 minutes, or until tender.
Add the curry powder and pepper and cook, stirring constantly, for 30 seconds.
Stir in the water and split peas and bring to a boil over high heat.
Reduce the heat to low, cover, and simmer for 2 1/2 hours, or until the split peas are very tender and have dissolved.
Stir in the Swiss chard, potatoes, apples, and salt.
Cover and simmer, stirring occasionally, for 35 minutes, or until the potatoes are tender.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Soup
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Split Pea
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
140 Minutes
Ready In: 
150 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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