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    Split Pea Soup With Ham and Vegetables

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    3 hrs 55 mins

    25 mins

    3 hrs 30 mins

    John DOH's Note:

    I'm a pea soup fan, but have evolved a "Cook's Colour Treasury" recipe to my own taste, and thought I'd share it out will the Board. We freeze this one for lunches at work, and enjoy it greatly! Low fat, high fibre healthy eating!

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    1. 1
      Empty the chicken and vegetable stock into a large pot, heat to a low boil.
    2. 2
      Add split peas and chunks and bones of ham hock, ensuring all are covered.
    3. 3
      Simmer for about 2.5 hours until peas are tender.
    4. 4
      Evacuate ham chunks to a cutting board and allow to cool.
    5. 5
      Drain stock and reserve.
    6. 6
      Toss peas into a blender and puree carefully until smooth.
    7. 7
      Mix peas into the reserved stock and set to simmer.
    8. 8
      Skin ham chunks and discard skin and fat.
    9. 9
      Debone the meat and slice small 1/2" square pieces; add to soup mix.
    10. 10
      Add barley if desired and stir periodically so it soesn't stick and burn to the pot.
    11. 11
      Add onion, garlic and carrots and stir.
    12. 12
      Allow this to simmer about an hour, stirring every 15 minutes.
    13. 13
      Add beans and peas, stirring, allow these to cook about 15 minutes.
    14. 14
      You may serve like this, with or without croutons, or pour into indivdual tupperware containers and freeze for future use.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on November 03, 2006


      This sounds absolutely delicious and healthy too!! Perfect with some cornbread! Thank you! Love, Becky

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    Nutritional Facts for Split Pea Soup With Ham and Vegetables

    Serving Size: 1 (311 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 365.3
    Calories from Fat 24
    Total Fat 2.7 g
    Saturated Fat 0.6 g
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    Sodium 162.4 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 63.0 g
    Dietary Fiber 23.0 g
    Sugars 11.8 g
    Protein 26.5 g

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    low sodium vegetable broth

    smoked ham hock

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