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Split Pea Stew with Chunky Vegetables

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Category: Vegetarian, Stews, Main Dish

 Ingredients List

  • 1 1/2 c Yellow split peas, dry
  • 6 c ;water
  • 2 Plum tomatoes OR
  • 1 md Tomato; chopped
  • 2 Garlic cloves; chopped
  • 1/4 c Parsley; chopped
  • 1 ts Dill weed, dried OR
  • 1 tb Dill, fresh; chopped
  • 2 c Sweet potatoes; peeled,cubed
  • 2 c Broccoli florets, small
  • Chopped parsley for garnish


soak peas in 4 cups water for 4 hours or longer. In a medium saucepan,
bring peas and soaking water to a boil. Add tomatoes. Simmer, covered,
until peas arevery soft, 20 to 25 minutes. In a blender or food processor,
puree 2 cups of pea mixtureuntil smooth, adding a little extra water if
necessry. Return pureed peas to the saucepan. Cover and keep warm.

In a large, deep pot, combine onion, garlic, parsley, dill, sweet potatoes
and remaining 2 cups water. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer 6 to 7
minutes. Ad broccoli and simmer another 6 to 8 minutes, or until broccoli
is tneder but still crunchy. Add pea mixture, reduce heat to low, cover and
cook gently until just heated through. Serve garnished with parsley. Serves

Per serving: 271 cal; 16 g prot; 1 g fat; 54 g carb; 0 chol; 38 mg sod;

Source: Vegetarian Times, Jan 92/MM by DEEANNE

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