Split Pea Soup

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 154.2
  • Total Fat: 1.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 13.3 mg
  • Sodium: 680.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 23.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 7.9 g
  • Protein: 13.2 g

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from Real Food has Curves, page 147 from Real Food has Curves, page 147
Number of Servings: 6


    8 cups reduced sodium vegetable broth
    2 cups green split peas, picked over for tiny stones and rinsed
    1 1/2 cups water
    1 medium yellow onion, chopped
    8 ounces Canadian bacon, diced
    1 tablespoon finely minced lemon zest
    2 medium carrots, thinly sliced
    2 medium celery stalks, thinly sliced
    1/4 cup dill fronds, minced
    1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
    1 tablespoon lemon juice
    avocado oil, or toasted nut oil, or toasted sesame oil, as garnish (not included in nutrition)


1. Bring the broth, split peas, water, onion, Canadian bacon, and lemon zest to a simmer in a large pot over medium high heat. Reduce heat and simmer slowly, uncovered, for 1 hour, stirring occasionally.
2. Stir in the carrots, celery, dill, and pepper. Cover and simmer slowly until the vegetables are tender, about 45 minutes, stirring occasionally.
3. Stir in the lemon juice before serving. Then drizzle about 1 teaspoon avocado oil or other oil over each bowlful at the table. Serves 6.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user THEADMIRAL.

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