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                     WW-YELLOW SPLIT PEA 'N' HAM SOUP
 
 Recipe By     : WEIGHT WATCHERS QUICK START COOKBOOK
 Serving Size  : 2    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : soups and stews                  weight watchers
                 posted
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    3      ounces        uncooked yellow split peas
    1      teaspoon      margarine
      1/2  cup           chopped carrots
      1/4  cup           each chopped onion and celery
    2      ounces        chopped boiled ham
    2      cups          water
    1 1/2  packets       instant chicken broth and seasoning mix
    1      small         bay leaf, studded with one whole clove
           dash          each, ground cinnamon and white pepper
 
 Sort and rinse peas; set aside.  In 2-quart saucepan heat margarine until
 bubbly and hot; add carrot, onion, celery, and ham and cook, stirring
 constantly, until onion is translucent.  Stir in split peas and remaining
 ingredients and bring to a boil.  Reduce heat, cover, and let simmer until
 peas and vegetables are soft, about 45 minutes.
 Let soup cool slightly; remove and discard bay leaf and clove. Transfer soup
 to work bowl of food processor and process utnil pureed; return to saucepan
 and cook until heated.
 
 Each serving contains: 3 protein exchanges; 1 vegetable exchange; 1/2 fat
 exchange; 8 calories optional exchange
 Per serving: 248 calories; 19 g protein; 5 g fat; 33 g carbohydrate; 955 mg
 sodium; 25 mg cholesterol
 
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