*  Exported from  MasterCook II  *
 
                             Split Pea Soup -2
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups                            Vegetables
                 Vegetarian
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1      Pound         Green Split Peas
    3      Quarts        Water
    1 1/2  Teaspoons     Salt
    2 1/2  Tablespoons   Butter
    1 1/2  Cups          Carrots -- sliced
    1      Cup           Sweet Potato -- diced
    1      Cup           Chopped Onion
      1/2  Cup           Celery -- chopped
      1/2  Teaspoon      Marjoram
      1/2  Teaspoon      Cumin
    1      Teaspoon      Basil
    2      Cloves        Garlic -- minced
      1/2  Cup           White Wine
                         Black Pepper -- to taste
 
 Put peas in large pot with water and salt; bring to boil, lower heat
 and simmer for 1 hour. Skim off foam and discard. Saut‚ finely chopped
 carrots, sweet potato, onion and celery for 10 minutes, stirring
 constantly. Add herbs, cook vegetables for another 5 minutes, then add
 to soup. Simmer soup, stirring occasionally, for another 45 min to 1
 hour. Remove approximately half the soup, pur‚e. Return pur‚e to pot,
 add wine and pepper, and stir. Bring soup back to simmer before
 serving.
 
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