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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 151.5
  • Total Fat: 2.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 62.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 24.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 7.1 g
  • Protein: 6.6 g

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Hearty Split Pea Soup with Sherry

Submitted by: FITNESSFOODIE

Introduction

With extra veggies and the special touch of sherry wine, this soup makes a memorable impression. To serve as a meal add a lightly dressed side salad and crusty wheat baguette, toasted. With extra veggies and the special touch of sherry wine, this soup makes a memorable impression. To serve as a meal add a lightly dressed side salad and crusty wheat baguette, toasted.
Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    1 tablespoon olive oil
    1 onion, diced
    1 celery rib, sliiced
    2 medium potatoes, diced
    2 carrots, diced
    2 garlic cloves, minced
    1 teaspoon oregano
    1/2 teaspoon pepper
    1 bay leaf
    1 meaty ham bone
    1 (16 ounce) package dried split peas
    salt & pepper
    hot sauce (optional)
    1/4 cup sherry wine


Directions

Rinse & soak the peas ahead of time.

1. In a large pot heat oil add onions, celery, carrots, potatoes and carrot saute for 5 minutes add garlic, oregano, bay leaf, salt, pepper & ham bone stir 1 minute. Add peas and cover with enough water to completely submerge all ingredients by a couple inches.

2. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for about 3-4 hours, until thickened be sure to stir throughout the cooking. The longer you cook it the thicker it gets.

3. Take out the bay leaf and bone and discard. Blend in a blender or with an immersion blender to make it very smooth.

4. Season with hot pepper sauce and black pepper Drizzle with sherry.

Serve with a lightly dressed salad and toasted baguette.
Serves 6 people.

Note: The nutritional info doesn't have the ham bone or the bay leaf in it since you don't eat those.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user KARINSKANH.






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