Recipe Sifter

X
  • Start Here
    • Course
    • Main Ingredient
    • Cuisine
    • Preparation
    • Occasion
    • Diet
    • Nutrition
1

Select () or exclude () categories to narrow your recipe search.

2

As you select categories, the number of matching recipes will update.

Make some selections to begin narrowing your results.
  • Calories
  • Amount per serving
    1. Total Fat
    2. Saturated Fat
    3. Polyunsat. Fat
    4. Monounsat. Fat
    5. Trans Fat
  • Cholesterol
  • Sodium
  • Potassium
  • Total Carbohydrates
    1. Dietary Fiber
    2. Sugars
  • Protein
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B6
  • Vitamin B12
  • Vitamin C
  • Calcium
  • Iron
  • Vitamin E
  • Magnesium
  • Alcohol
  • Caffeine
  • Find exactly what you're looking for with the web's most powerful recipe filtering tool.

    You are in: Home / Recipes / Greek Split Peas With Tomato Sauce Recipe
    Lost? Site Map

    Greek Split Peas With Tomato Sauce

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    1 hrs 15 mins

    15 mins

    1 hrs

    Dancer^'s Note:

    The simple mezze below combines yellow split peas that are cooked down to a velvety, polenta-like texture, seasoned with oregano, then topped with a cinnamon-touched tomato and onion sauce. Points 5.

    • Save to Recipe Box

    • Add to Shopping List

    • Print

    • Email

    My Private Note

    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    serving ...

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Place split peas in a deep saucepan.
    2. 2
      Add cold water to cover peas by at least 2 inches.
    3. 3
      Bring to a boil over medium-high heat.
    4. 4
      Reduce heat to a simmer and cook gently 45 to 50 minutes, stirring occasionally with a wooden spoon, until peas are soft and almost dry.
    5. 5
      (Add 1/4 cup water, if needed, to keep peas from sticking.)
    6. 6
      When peas are soft, stir in oregano and 1 teaspoons oil.
    7. 7
      Season to taste with salt and pepper.
    8. 8
      Transfer to a wide, shallow dish.
    9. 9
      While split peas are cooking, make the sauce.
    10. 10
      Heat remaining oil in a medium non-stick skillet over medium-high heat.
    11. 11
      Sauté onion until golden, about 6 minutes.
    12. 12
      Stir in tomatoes, tomato paste, cinnamon, bay leaf and 1/4 cup water.
    13. 13
      Simmer until tomatoes break down, about 10 minutes.
    14. 14
      Remove bay leaf.
    15. 15
      Mix in vinegar and capers.
    16. 16
      Season to taste with salt and pepper.
    17. 17
      Spread sauce evenly over cooked peas.
    18. 18
      Set aside to cool to room temperature.
    19. 19
      Serve, or cover and refrigerate for up to 24 hours.
    20. 20
      Bring to room temperature before serving.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on April 28, 2005

      45

      I actually preferred this warm. The tomato sauce was a nice change from the usual and I never would have considered putting it over split peas.

      people found this review Helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No

    Advertisement

    Nutritional Facts for Greek Split Peas With Tomato Sauce

    Serving Size: 1 (626 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 238.8
     
    Calories from Fat 47
    19%
    Total Fat 5.3 g
    8%
    Saturated Fat 0.7 g
    3%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 116.9 mg
    4%
    Total Carbohydrate 36.9 g
    12%
    Dietary Fiber 14.3 g
    57%
    Sugars 7.7 g
    30%
    Protein 13.3 g
    26%

    Ideas from Food.com

    Advertisement


    Over 475,000 Recipes

    Food.com Network of Sites