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Pease Soup

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Pease Soup is a sumptous soup that is simply a joy to prepare and serve. My family loves this meat soup and I make it for our weekend luncheons. Try this Pease Soup.You wont regret it. Trust me!
  Water 8 Cup (128 tbs)
  Green dried split peas 1 Pound
  Stew meat 1 Pound
  Salt pork 1⁄2 Pound
  Chopped onion 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Dried basil 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Dried marjoram 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Chopped spinach/Sorrel 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Sliced celery 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Dried mint leaves 3⁄4 Teaspoon

In large Dutch oven combine water, peas, beef cubes, salt pork, chopped onion, salt, basil, marjoram, and pepper.
Bring mixture to boiling; cover and reduce heat.
Simmer till beef is barely tender, about 1 1/2 hours.
Remove and discard salt pork.
Mash pea mixture slightly.
Add spinach or sorrel, celery, and mint.
Cover; cook till meat and celery are tender, about 30 minutes more.
If desired, top with croutons before serving.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 586 Calories from Fat 310

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 34 g52.9%

Saturated Fat 11.4 g56.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 69.2 mg23.1%

Sodium 613.9 mg25.6%

Total Carbohydrates 38 g12.7%

Dietary Fiber 15.9 g63.8%

Sugars 6 g

Protein 32 g63.2%

Vitamin A 35.8% Vitamin C 13.2%

Calcium 8.8% Iron 25.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Pease Soup Recipe