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Whole Yellow Pea Soup

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This Swedish yellow pea soup is flavored with smoked ham.

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 219 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 3.8 g
  • 6%
  • Carbs:
  • 31.7g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 15.4 g
  • 31%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 11 mg
  • 4%
  • Sodium:
  • 661 mg
  • 26%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Cover the peas with at least 3 inches of cold water and soak overnight.
  2. Drain the peas from the water. In a large kettle or stockpot, bring the chicken stock and peas to a hard boil for 5 minutes. Reduce the heat to a simmer. Add the chopped onion and ham shank, and cook for an additional two hours. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Remove the ham shank before serving.
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Robin
24
3/13/2007

I found myself wanting to add to this but have shared this on a lonely night when the winds were blowing... The heart/Home feeling to it was worth it's own simplicity - We continue to enjoy the friutes of our labours...

StylinCook
16
12/29/2007

What a great way to use the leftover ham bone....I added barley and shedded leftover ham So hearty and delish I also used some of ham broth left from cooking.

ellenjay
12
1/28/2010

Here's what really good...first make this recipe, then add one big chopped onion and one can of whole kernel corn!...my French grandmother made it this way so even us kids would like it...and we do!!! P.S. I'm not a kiid...I make this for MY grandchildren now.