SPLIT PEA SOUP

 

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Ingredients

  • 1.) 1/2 slice bacon, diced
  • 2.) 1/2 medium onion, diced
  • 3.) 1/4 medium carrot, diced
  • 4.) 1/4 stalk celery, diced
  • 5.) 1 teaspoon garlic, minced
  • 6.) 1/4 teaspoon thyme
  • 7.) 1/3 teaspoon marjoram
  • 8.) 1/4 pound split peas, dried
  • 9.) 3 cups chicken stock
  • 10.) 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 11.) 1/8 teaspoon white pepper

Directions

  • Heat a medium pot over medium heat.
  • Add the bacon, cook, and render the fat.
  • Add the onion, carrot, celery, and garlic and cook for 5 minutes,
  • or until the vegetables are tender.
  • Add thyme, marjoram, split peas, and chicken stock.
  • Bring to a simmer and cover for 1-1/2 - 2 hours, stirring occasionally to prevent burning on the bottom of the pot.
  • Pour the mixture into a food processor and blend until smooth. Add the salt and white pepper and mix well.Yield: 4 Servings.
  • Nutritional Information Per Serving (about 1 cup):
  • Calories: 131, Fat: 3 g, Cholesterol: 5 mg, Sodium: 254 mg,
  • Carbohydrate: 18 g, Dietary Fiber: 6 g, Sugars: 4 g, Protein: 9 g
  • Diabetic Exchanges: 1 Starch, 1/2 Lean Meat, 1/2 Fat.

Notes

Categories: Diabetic  Soup  Soup  Vegetable 

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