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2 c. green split peas, rinsed
2 1/2 c. water (chicken broth can be substituted)
Small diced onion (optional)
2 T. butter
Simple additions: add carrots, sage, cream or fried bacon chunks
Salt and pepper to taste
Place the split peas and the water/chicken broth in a pan and cover. Add salt, and bring to a boil, stirring. Simmer, covered, until the whole thing turns to mush, about 1 hour, add water if needed. Stir often, when a mushy consistency has been reached, add butter, salt and pepper.
Serve with buttery garlic croutons!
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Servings Per Container
Amount Per Serving
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value *
* Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:
Calories per gram:
Fat 9 • Carbohydrate 4 • Protein 4
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