Meaty Split Pea Soup
|Ground pork sausage/Bulk pork sausage||1 Pound|
|Water||6 Cup (96 tbs)|
|Yellow split peas/Dry green split peas||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Potatoes||2 Medium, peeled and cubed|
|Chopped onion||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Chopped celery||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Dried marjoram||1 Teaspoon, crushed|
In a large saucepan cook ground pork or sausage till browned.
Drain, reserving 2 tablespoons fat in pan.
Rinse split peas; add to meat mixture.
Stir in potatoes, onion, celery, salt, marjoram, and pepper.
Bring to boiling.
Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 45 to 60 minutes or till split peas are tender.
Note: If using ground pork, you may want to season the soup with additional salt.
Crockery cooker directions:
In skillet brown ground pork or sausage.
Drain off fat.
Transfer meat to electric slow crockery cooker.
Stir in water, peas, potatoes, onion, celery, salt, marjoram, and pepper.
Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 10 to 12 hours.
Before serving, stir mixture; season to taste with salt and pepper.
Calories 375 Calories from Fat 127
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14 g21.7%
Saturated Fat 4.5 g22.7%
Trans Fat 0.1 g
Cholesterol 36.3 mg12.1%
Sodium 769.2 mg32.1%
Total Carbohydrates 42 g13.8%
Dietary Fiber 15.1 g60.3%
Sugars 5.5 g
Protein 22 g43.6%
Vitamin A 3.9% Vitamin C 17.8%
Calcium 5.7% Iron 20.8%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet