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Swedish Yellow Split Pea Soup with Ham

January/February 2012

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This yellow split pea soup has fresh ginger to give it a bright flavor. Use the best ham you can find to get the most flavor.


Swedish Yellow Split Pea Soup with Ham Recipe

Makes: 8 servings, about 1 1/2 cups each

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Ingredients

  • 3 cups yellow split peas (about 1 1/2 pounds)
  • 4 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 4 cups water
  • 2 cups diced yellow onion
  • 1 cup diced carrot
  • 1 cup finely diced celery
  • 8 ounces ham, trimmed and diced
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger
  • 1 teaspoon dried marjoram
  • Freshly ground pepper to taste

Preparation

  1. Place split peas in a medium bowl. Wash with cold water until the water runs clear; drain and spread in a 5- to 6-quart slow cooker.
  2. Add broth, water, onion, carrot, celery, ham, ginger and marjoram to the slow cooker. Stir to combine.
  3. Cover and cook for 5 hours on High or 7 to 8 hours on Low. Season with pepper.

Tips & Notes

  • Make Ahead Tip: Prep carrots, celery, ginger and dice ham; refrigerate in separate containers. Equipment: 5- to 6-quart slow cooker

Nutrition

Per serving: 329 calories; 3 g fat (1 g sat, 1 g mono); 16 mg cholesterol; 51 g carbohydrates; 0 g added sugars; 28 g protein; 20 g fiber; 691 mg sodium; 1065 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin A (57% daily value), Folate (56% dv), Potassium (31% dv), Magnesium (26% dv), Iron (22% dv), Zinc (21% dv).

Carbohydrate Servings: Cover and cook for 5 hours on High or 7 to 8 hours on Low. Season with pepper.

Exchanges: 3 starch, 1 vegetable, 3 lean meat


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