Soups

Hearty Split Pea Soup Recipe

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I love split pea soup on cold days or any day of the year. There are many ways of making split pea soup. Some recipes use water, some use some kind of broth and some add some milk so it’s creamy. Cut up ham, a ham or pork hock and a variety of vegetables can also be added in. Below is my recipe for making a hearty split pea soup where I add in chicken broth , vegetable broth, onion, celery, carrots, pork hocks, potatoes, diced ham, basil, thyme, a bay leaf and pepper.

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2 tablespoons of butter
2 medium onions, chopped
2 stalks of celery, chopped
3 carrots, chopped
7 cups of chicken broth
3 cups of vegetable broth
1 1/2 pounds of smoked ham hocks
1 teaspoon of dried thyme
1 teaspoon of dried basil
1 large bay leaf
1/8 teaspoon of crushed red pepper flakes
1/4 teaspoon of freshly ground black pepper
16 ounces of green split peas
1/2 pound of ham steak, diced
3 medium potatoes, diced
You will want to begin by taking a Dutch Oven and melting the butter in it over medium-high heat. Next, add the onion, celery and carrots and sauté them until the vegetables begin to soften This should...
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Nutritions

Calories
323

Sodium
2562mg
106% DV

Fat
18g
28% DV

Protein
26g
52% DV

Carbs
18g
6% DV

Fiber
8g
32% DV
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Brunch Enchiladas Recipe

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My family and I agree that any type of enchilada is a huge hit at our house.  When we added the idea of an omelet in the enchiladas, we knew Brunch Enchiladas were a winner. Plus, it’s a great brunch menu item.  You can prep it the night before, then all you have to do ...

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