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                   SPLIT PEA SOUP WITH CHUNKY VEGETABLES
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Vegetarian                       Soups
                 Main dish                        One pot
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1 1/2   c            Split peas, yellow, dry
    6       c             -- water
    2                    Tomatoes, plum -- chopped
    1       md           Onion -- chopped
    2                    Garlic cloves -- chopped
      1/4   c            Parsley -- chopped
    1       t            Dill weed, dried
    2       c            Sweet potatoes -- peeled and
                         -cubed
    2       c            Broccoli florets
                         Chopped parsley for garnish
 
   Soak peas in 4 cups of water for 4 hours or longer. In
   a medium saucepan, bring peas and soaking water to a
   boil. Add tomatoes. Simmer, covered, until peas are
   very soft, 20 to 25 minutes. In a blender or food
   processor, puree 2 cups of pea mixture until smooth,
   adding a little extra water if necessary. Return
   pureed peas to the saucepan. Cover and keep warm.
   
   In a large deep pot, combine onion, garlic,parsley,
   dill, sweet potatoes and remaining 2 cups water. Bring
   to a boil, reduce heat and simemr 6 to 7 minutes. Add
   broccoli and simmer another 6 to 8 minutes, or until
   broccoli is tender but still crunchy. Add pea mixture
   reduce heat to low, cover and cook gently until just
   heated through. Serve garnished with parsley. Serves 4.
   
   Per serving: 271 cal; 16 g prot; 1 g fat; 54 g carb; 0
   chol; 38mg sod
   
   Source: Vegetarian Times, January 1992/MM by DEEANNE
  
 
 
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