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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 13
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 249.0
  • Total Fat: 5.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 38.9 mg
  • Sodium: 68.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 30.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 10.2 g
  • Protein: 21.5 g

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Kim's Split Pea, Sweet Potato and Ham Soup

Submitted by: KEEYAHWE

Introduction

A hearty, warm and filling soup that uses up leftover ham. The sweet potaotes add a nice richness and a touch of sweetness. A hearty, warm and filling soup that uses up leftover ham. The sweet potaotes add a nice richness and a touch of sweetness.
Number of Servings: 13

Ingredients

    4 qts (16 cups) water
    1 large ham bone
    216 oz bag green split peas.
    3 c. cubed ham
    7 large carrots, sliced
    2 large sweet potato, peeled and cubed
    1 small onion, diced
    6 T fat free sour cream
    1 bay leaf
    salt
    pepper
    thyme (I use 2 tsp. use more or less
    depending on preference)
    1 tsp cayenne
    1 T aged balsamic vinegar

Directions

Place water and soup bone in large (5 -7qt) pot.
Simmer on med-low for 2 hours. Remove bone and discard. (If needed, add ham or chicken bouillon cubes to intensify broth flavor)
Rinse and sort split peas removing any damaged ones, or debris. Add peas, carrots, sweet potato, onion,bay leaf and thyme to broth. SImmer on medium for an hour. Add sour cream. With immersion blender coarsley blend soup, leaving chunks. Cook an additional 20 minutes. Add Ham, balsamic and cayenne. Cook until ham is heated through.
Serve.
1 1/2 c. is one serving. Is delicious with rosemary bread or topped with a handful of garlic herb croutons.

Number of Servings: 13

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user KEEYAHWE.






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