Split Pea Soup (Cooks Illustrated)

200 mins (prep 20, cooking 180)
16 ingredients
6 servings
I love this soup. I like to have the vegetables cut medium it makes is hardier. But if you prefer smooth you can always chop smaller or puree. I also omit the bay leaf because I don't like bay leaf. I also use a ham hock from left over Easter or Christmas dinner.

Categories:  low-cholesterol , low-calorie , low-sat.-fat , <-4-hours , soups-&-stews , bisques~cream-soups , low-carb , low-in... , healthy-2 , time-to-make ,
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Serving Size (27.57 g)
Servings 6
Amount per Serving
Calories 75.75 Calories from Fat 66.69
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7.41g 68.37%
Saturated Fat 2.07g 61.99%
Trans Fat 0.08g %
Cholesterol 5.69mg 11.39%
Sodium 81.24mg 20.31%
Total Carbohydrate 2.06g 4.11%
Dietary Fiber 0.24 g 5.68%
Sugars 1.43 g %
Protein 0.14g 1.64%
Vitamin A 77.47IU% Vitamin C 0.0mg%
Calcium 2.64mg% Iron 0.08mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
smoked ham, split peas, dried thyme, medium onions, medium carrots, celery ribs, medium garlic cloves, pinch sugar, small new potatoes, dash ground black pepper