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Peasant Soup (like Olga's)

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients in pressure cooker; cook at 10 pounds for 45 minutes. Remove ham hock; skin and dice; add to soup.
  2. Makes 6 servings.
  3. It turns out just as nice prepared in a regular soup pot. Here's how: Sauté the carrots, celery and onion until slightly softened. Add the water, split peas, ham hock, herbs and seasonings, cover partially and cook for about an hour on gentle simmer. Remove ham hock, skin and dice and return to pot.

Per serving: 140 calories; 2 g fat (0.5 g saturated fat; 13 percent calories from fat); 21 g carbohydrates; 8 mg cholesterol; 314 mg sodium; 11 g protein; 8.6 g fiber

Source: Detroit News