Courtesy of The Source Natural Foods
http://www.thesourcenatural.com

Split Pea Soup

Diet Type: Low Fat

Cooking Time: 30 minutes - one hour

Ingredients:

  1 teaspoon olive or canola oil
  1 Spanish onion, chopped
  1 carrot, diced
  2 stalks celery, sliced
  1 1/2 cup green split peas, rinsed
  6 cups stock or water
  1 bay leaf
  1 teaspoon dried basil
  salt to taste
 
Directions:

Heat oil in a soup pot over medium heat. Add onion and saute until it starts to turn translucent, about 2-3 minutes. Add celery and carrot and saute 2 minutes more. Add split peas, stock or water, basil and the bay leaf. Bring to boil, cover, reduce flame to low and simmer for 1 to 1 1/2 hours, stirring occasionally. Season to taste with salt or vegetable salt seasoning the last 5 minutes of cooking. Salt is not included in nutrition analysis.

Servings: 4

Author: Polly Pitchford, Full Spectrum Health™

 
Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1
Servings per Recipe: 4
Amount Per Serving 
Calories 284
Calories from Fat 19
 % Daily Value*
Total Fat 2g3%
  Saturated Fat 0g2%
  Mono Fat 1g 
Sodium 46mg2%
Total Carbs 50g17%
  Dietary Fiber 20g82%
Protein 19g 
Iron25%
Calcium7%
Vitamin B-610%
Vitamin C7%
Vitamin E3%
Vitamin A52%
Selenium3%
Manganese55%
Copper35%
Zinc17%
Pantothenic acid14%
Niacin12%
Riboflavin12%
Thiamin40%
Folate54%
Potassium26%
Phosphorus29%
Magnesium24%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.