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Split Pea Soup

Ingredients
  Split peas 1 Pound
  Ham hocks 1⁄4 Pound
  Onion 1 Large, chopped
  Celery 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), chopped
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
  Water 6 Pint
Directions

MAKING
1) In a saucepan, melt butter and sauté onion, garlic and celery until soft.
2) Stir in the ham hocks, peas and water.
3) Lower the heat and cook for 2 hours.
4) Check, if too dry add some more water.

SERVING
5) Serve hot garnished with chopped parsley if needed.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Continental
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Soup
Interest: 
Holiday, Everyday, Healthy
Ingredient: 
Split Pea
Cook Time: 
120 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 500 Calories from Fat 66

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 7 g11.5%

Saturated Fat 2 g9.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 13.8 mg4.6%

Sodium 172.2 mg7.2%

Total Carbohydrates 78 g26.2%

Dietary Fiber 30.8 g123%

Sugars 13.2 g

Protein 33 g66.5%

Vitamin A 6.1% Vitamin C 15.2%

Calcium 9.5% Iron 29.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Split Pea Soup Recipe