Holiday Split Peas Vinaigrette
|Split peas||4 Cup (64 tbs), washed (Green Or Yellow)|
|Cooked smoked sausage||3 Pound, smoked|
|Onions||4 Pound, finely chopped and steamed or sauteed (12 Medium Units)|
|Olive oil||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Vinegar||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Chopped fresh parsley||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Mustard||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs) (German Hot Or Coarse)|
|White pepper||To Taste|
|Tomatoes/Red bell peppers||4 Pound, coarsely chopped and sauteed|
Combine split peas and water in stockpot.
Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer 20 minutes or until peas are tender.
Remove from heat; drain, if necessary.
Stir in sausage and onions.
Blend together oil, vinegar, parsley, mustard, sugar, salt and pepper.
Pour oil mixture over split pea mixture; blend.
Gently stir in tomatoes.