*  Exported from  MasterCook Mac  *
 
                            Green Split Pea Soup
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :1:15
 Categories    : Soups
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1      cup           split green peas
    3      tablespoons   margarine
      1/4  cup           onion -- chopped
    4      cups          water -- cold
                         salt and pepper -- to taste
      1/2  teaspoon      marjoram -- ground
    2      cups          skim milk
 
 Soak peas as directed on package, and drain
 Melt margarine in a large saucepan
 Cook onion until lightly browned
 Add water, peas, and seasoning
 Cover and simmer for 1 hour or until peas are tender, stir occasionally
 Press soup through a sieve or puree in an electric blender
 Return to saucepan, add milk and adjust seasoning
 Heat thoroughly, stir occasionally
 Serve immediately
 
 Yield: about 1 1/2 quarts
 
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 Per serving: 81 Calories; 6g Fat (64% calories from fat); 3g Protein; 4g
 Carbohydrate; 1mg Cholesterol; 138mg Sodium