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Split Pea Soup

Ingredients
  Dried split peas 16 Ounce
  Water 2 Quart
  Chopped onion 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Carrot 1 , diced
  Potato 1 Ounce, diced (1 whole)
  Ham 8 Ounce (Healthy Choice)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground tarragon 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

MAKING
1) Wash and sort the peas.
2) Add water 2 inches above the peas and soak overnight. Drain.
3) Transfer the peas into a pot with 2 quarts water, vegetables, ham and seasonings and allow to boil.
4) Place a lid and lower heat. Simmer for 3 hours, stirring occasionally.
5) Thin down with water if too thick.
6) This soup can be made in a crockpot.

SERVING
7) Garnish with grated carrot and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Continental
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Pea
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
180 Minutes
Ready In: 
200 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 936 Calories from Fat 104

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 12 g17.7%

Saturated Fat 2.6 g13.1%

Trans Fat 0.1 g

Cholesterol 156.5 mg52.2%

Sodium 683.5 mg28.5%

Total Carbohydrates 134 g44.5%

Dietary Fiber 16.1 g64.3%

Sugars 20.5 g

Protein 88 g175.4%

Vitamin A 205% Vitamin C 36.5%

Calcium 12.1% Iron 16.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Split Pea Soup Recipe