Split Pea And Ham Soup Recipe

Split Pea Soup
submitted by sumit at ifood.tv

Summary

Cooking Time1 Hr 15 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings4
CuisineCourse
MethodDish
Main Ingredient

Ingredients

 Cold water6 Cup (96 tbs)
 Yellow onion1 Medium, peeled
 Yellow onion1 Medium, chopped
 Ham hock1 Pound, smoked
 Carrots4 Large, peeled
 Green peas2 Cup (32 tbs), rinsed
 Celery stalks2 , finely chopped
 Garlic3 Clove (15 gm), minced
 Bay leaf1
 Salt1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Hot pepper sauce1⁄4 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 416 Calories from Fat 221

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 25 g37.8%

Saturated Fat 7.1 g35.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 55 mg

Sodium 322.1 mg13.4%

Total Carbohydrates 29 g9.7%

Dietary Fiber 7.1 g28.4%

Sugars 8.9 g

Protein 22 g44.6%

Vitamin A 253.8% Vitamin C 58.7%

Calcium 7% Iron 8.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

1. ln a 6-quart Dutch oven, combine the water, both of the onions, the ham hock, carrots, split peas, celery, garlic, and bay leaf, and bring to a boil over moderately high heat. Lower the heat, and simmer, covered, for 1 1/4 hours or until the split peas are tender.
2. Using a slotted spoon, transfer the ham hock to a cutting board. When cool enough to handle, cut the meat into bite-size pieces and stir back into the soup, discarding the bone. Discard the bay leaf and whole onion. Stir in the salt and red pepper sauce and garnish with the carrot curls.
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