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                   SPLIT PEA STEW WITH CHUNKY VEGETABLES
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Vegetarian                       Main dish
                 Stews
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1 1/2   c            Yellow split peas, dry
    6       c             -- water
    2                    Plum tomatoes OR
    1       md           Tomato -- chopped
    2                    Garlic cloves -- chopped
      1/4   c            Parsley -- chopped
    1       t            Dill weed, dried OR
    1       tb           Dill, fresh -- chopped
    2       c            Sweet potatoes -- peeled,cubed
    2       c            Broccoli florets, small
                         Chopped parsley for garnish
 
    soak peas in 4 cups water for 4 hours or longer. In a
   medium saucepan, bring peas and soaking water to a
   boil. Add tomatoes. Simmer, covered, until peas
   arevery soft, 20 to 25 minutes. In a blender or food
   processor, puree 2 cups of pea mixtureuntil smooth,
   adding a little extra water if necessry. 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 simmer 6 to 7 minutes. Ad
   broccoli and simmer another 6 to 8 minutes, or until
   broccoli is tneder 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; 38 mg sod; vegan
   
    Source: Vegetarian Times, Jan 92/MM by DEEANNE
  
 
 
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