*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                        SPLIT PEA SOUP WITH SAUSAGE
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2       c            Split peas -- rinsed
    6       c            Water
    1       t            Salt
      1/2   ts           Ground cumin, or to taste
    1       lb           Pork sausage
 
     Soak split peas in water 2 hours.  Place peas with
   soaking water, salt and cumin to taste in medium
   saucepan.  Simmer, covered, about 1 1/2 hours or until
   smooth and soft, stirring occasionally.  Add more
   water if needed for soupy consistency.  Adjust
   seasonings to taste.
      Just before serving, pan-fry chopped sausage until
   done.  Serve soup in individual bowls.  Sprinkle
   cooked sausage over soup.  Makes 6 servings.
      Each serving contains about: 515 calories; 918 mg
   sodium; 43 mg cholesterol; 24 grams fat; 51 grams
   carbohydrates; 26 grams protein; 2.47 grams fiber.
  
 
 
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