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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 187.5
  • Total Fat: 9.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 33.8 mg
  • Sodium: 337.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 14.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.3 g
  • Protein: 13.9 g

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SANE/Paleo No-pea "Split Pea" Soup

Submitted by: KATISCARLET

Introduction

This is a great paleo/primal version of a winter classic in addition to being totally SANE (See the Smarter Science of Slim). Seriously, it tastes like split pea soup but has no peas at all. You get a ton of veggies with cauliflower to thicken it and green beans to make it green and add the pea flavor, and then the ham bone brings in all the marrow and boney goodness - feel free to use one or two bones, whatever you have. Each serving has only 10 net carbs and they are all from veggies. This is a great paleo/primal version of a winter classic in addition to being totally SANE (See the Smarter Science of Slim). Seriously, it tastes like split pea soup but has no peas at all. You get a ton of veggies with cauliflower to thicken it and green beans to make it green and add the pea flavor, and then the ham bone brings in all the marrow and boney goodness - feel free to use one or two bones, whatever you have. Each serving has only 10 net carbs and they are all from veggies.
Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    1 ham bone, ideally fairly fresh from your ham dinner
    8 cups water
    1 head fresh cauliflower, chopped (or 16 oz. bag frozen)
    Half an onion, chopped
    Scoop of chopped garlic (roughly a Tbsp)
    2 cans green beans, drained (or 16 oz. bag frozen)
    2 cups chopped ham
    1 Tbsp butter
    Other half of the onion, chopped, some shredded/chopped carrot and some chopped celery*
    Old Bay seasoning or seasoned salt, salt and pepper, to taste

Tips

I'm a fairly casual chef, so please forgive the slightly vague nature of my recipes.

I used the carrot shreds in a bag and chopped them up a bit more.

Use the leaves from the celery too.

If you absolutely need a starch, add about half a cup of Orzo when you add the veggies toward the end. It will cook in about 10-15 minutes of simmering. It will feed your starch-tooth without wasting your good efforts.

You really do want to scrape out as much marrow as you can. It's super nutritious and you won't know it's there after you blend it all up.


Directions

1. Put the ham bone, cauliflower, green beans, garlic, and half onion in a large soup pot. Add the water; bring to a boil. Cover and simmer about 60-90 minutes, or whenever you remember it.

2. Remove the bone, and scrape out any marrow you can into the soup. Puree the soup with an immersion blender until smooth. Alternatively, use a blender in batches until smooth and return to the pot.

3. Remove any meat from the bone, cut into bite-size pieces and add that plus the 2 cups chopped ham to the soup.

4. Let the bone cool and give to your happy dog.

5. In a medium skillet, sauté in butter until tender the other half of the onion, carrot, and celery.

6. Add to the finished soup before adjusting the seasoning with Old Bay, salt, or pepper.

7. Cook until heated through.

Serving Size: Makes 8 BIG servings

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user KATISCARLET.






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