RECIPE TITLE "Crock Pea Soup" Excerpted from: Saving Dinner: The Menus, Recipes, and Shopping Lists to Bring Your Family Back to the Table Copyright© 2003 by Leanne Ely
Serves 12 (freezes well) 45 minutes easy
- 1 pound split peas, rinsed
- 1 ham bone, optional
- 1 onion, chopped
- 2 carrots, peeled and sliced
- 1 stalk celery, chopped
- 2 cloves garlic, pressed
- 1 bay leaf
- 1 1/2 quarts water (use chicken broth if not using ham bone)
- Salt and pepper to taste
Hamilton Beach 6-qt. Oval Double Dish Slow Cooker, White Hamilton
Beach's 6-Qt. Slow Cooker lets you cook and serve from one pot!
Great for both large meals and for parties, it features two Double
Dish nonstick bowls that rest at the top of the slow cooker; use
them for serving warm dips and appetizers at parties. Remove them
and use the bottom portion for larger foods such as stew or chili,
pot roast and bread pudding - the enclosed recipe booklet includes
50 ideas. Heat settings include High, Low and Keep Warm. A glass
lid lets you keep an eye on what's inside. The nonstick bowls, lift-out
stoneware pot and glass lid are completely dishwasher safe.
- Put all ingredients except the salt and pepper into a Crock-Pot.
- Cover and cook on high for 4-5 hours or low for 8-10 hours, or until peas are very soft. Before serving, remove bone and bay leaf. Salt and pepper to taste.
161 Calories; 2g Fat (11.2% calories from fat); 11g Protein; 25g Carbohydrate; 10g Dietary Fiber; 9mg Cholesterol; 22mg Sodium. Exchanges: 1 1/2 Grain (Starch); 1 Lean Meat; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Fat.
Serving Suggestions: A spinach salad and some whole-grain rolls.
Emile Henry 4-qt. Provencale Lion's Head Soup Tureen with Lid, Cerise The glazes in the Provencale collection are transparent, creating bright, vibrant colors for your kitchen. Traditional and elegant, the lion's head soup tureen is an imposing presence on a table and lends a majestic touch to your soups and stews. The lid is most practical, with a notch for the ladle. With a capacity of 4-qt., each tureen is carefully manufactured in Burgundy in the great tradition of Emile Henry's potters, working with a knowledge that goes back to 1850. Oven-safe up to 450 degrees for baking; broiler-safe for quick,top-browing only, when preparing French Onion soup, for example. About Emile Henry… In the Burgundy region of France is the legendary maker of fine French cookware named Emile Henry. There, potters still hand craft each piece from the local Burgundy Clay - one of the purest of clays, and finish each one with a process known as CERADON, which makes them extremely solid and durable. Containing no lead , the clay is one of the best materials for baking and serving.
Saving Dinner A mom's best answer to What's for dinner?-- a handy guide full of weekly menus, healthy recipes, and user-friendly grocery lists. Divided by season, each section features six weeks of menus with delicious recipes, side dish suggestions, and an itemized grocery list that is organized by product to make one-stop shopping a snap. The book is also packed with helpful hints and short cuts in the kitchen to making cooking easier and more fun.