Holiday Split Peas Vinaigrette Recipe

Holiday split peas vinaigrette is a cooked peas vinaigrette. Prepared with sausage and onions along with a vinaigrette blend of oil with parsley and mustard to taste, it is finished with the addition of tomatoes. With salt and sugar to taste, this split peas vinaigrette can be served with peas of choice.


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage


 Split peas4 Cup (64 tbs), washed (Green Or Yellow)
 Water2 Quart
 Cooked smoked sausage3 Pound, smoked
 Onions4 Pound, finely chopped and steamed or sauteed (12 Medium Units)
 Olive oil2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Vinegar3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Chopped fresh parsley1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Mustard1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs) (German Hot Or Coarse)
 Sugar To Taste
 Salt To Taste
 White pepper To Taste
 Tomatoes/Red bell peppers4 Pound, coarsely chopped and sauteed

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 12437 Calories from Fat 7745

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 870 g1339.1%

Saturated Fat 198.3 g991.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 680.4 mg

Sodium 11641.7 mg485.1%

Total Carbohydrates 882 g294.1%

Dietary Fiber 315.7 g1262.9%

Sugars 214.7 g

Protein 498 g995.2%

Vitamin A 455.7% Vitamin C 811.9%

Calcium 117.5% Iron 293%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Combine split peas and water in stockpot.
Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer 20 minutes or until peas are tender.
Remove from heat; drain, if necessary.
Stir in sausage and onions.
Keep warm.
Blend together oil, vinegar, parsley, mustard, sugar, salt and pepper.
Pour oil mixture over split pea mixture; blend.
Gently stir in tomatoes.