eat for health logoGolden Split Pea Soup (Serves 8, 1 cup per serving)
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  • 2 teaspoons canola oil
  • 2 cups chopped onion, about 2 large onions
  • 2 cups diced potatoes, with skins on, about 3 medium potatoes
  • 12 ounces of yellow split peas, rinsed and checked for stones, about 1
  • 1⁄2 cups
  • 6 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 cup water
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon onion powder (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon poultry seasoning (Poultry seasoning is a mixture of many spices-thyme, sage, marjoram, rosemary, black pepper, and nutmeg. You can substitute any combination of these spices in place of poultry seasoning.)

Directions:
1. Place oil in a large pot. Heat over medium-high.
2. Add onion and sauté until golden, about 5 minutes.
3. Add the rest of the ingredients. Bring to a boil, and then lower to simmer.
4. Cook until peas are tender (about 45 minutes). Serve hot.

Nutrition info for 1 serving:
Calories: 210 • Total Fat: 2.5 g • Saturated Fat: 0.5 g • Cholesterol: 5 mg
Carbohydrates: 36 g • Protein: 13 g • Sodium: 80 mg

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