Ham and Split Pea Soup

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Recipe from Atkins - Phase 3
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  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, divided
  • 1/2 pound diced smoked ham
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 cup green split peas
  • 14 1/2 ounces chicken broth
  • 1/2 tablespoon fresh sage
Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large saucepot over medium heat. Cook ham 5 minutes, or until lightly browned. Remove with a slotted spoon and set aside. Add remaining tablespoon of oil to pot. Cook onion 5 minutes, until softened. Add peas, broth mixture and sage. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and cook 35 minutes, or until peas are tender.
Puree half the soup in a blender, and return to pot along with reserved ham. Cook over medium heat 10 minutes for flavors to blend. Add salt and pepper to taste.

nutrition information

Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 204, Fat, total (g) 7, fiber (g) 9, pro. (g) 15, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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