Split Pea Soup with Green Herbs Print
1 lb green or yellow split peas
2 quarts chicken stock or broth (may use bouillon or canned broth)
1 large leek, chopped
1 Tbsp lemon juice
1 pinch nutmeg
1 Tbsp sugar
1/8 tsp thyme
1/8 tsp marjoram
5 ounces spinach, washed and chopped (or frozen)
3 Tbsp parsley sprigs, chopped
Salt & pepper to taste

Combine peas, chicken stock, leeks, lemon juice, sugar and spices.
Cook slowly until peas are soft (45 - 60 minutes).
Whisk or blend peas until pureed.
10 minutes before serving add parsley and spinach.
Adjust consstency, season to taste with salt & pepper.

Nutritional Facts: (per serving) Calories 235; Protein 21g; Carbohydrates 33g; Dietary Fiber 3g; Fat 3g; Cholesterol 2mg; Sodium 1278mg
Joomla Templates by JoomlaShack Joomla Templates by Compass Design