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Paul And Linda McCartney's Green Pea Soup
From: Karen Sonnessa


Famous Vegetarians and their Favorite Recipes

by Rynn Berry
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Serving Size: 10

  • 1/2 pound green split peas
  • 1/4 pound orange lentils
  • 1 1/2 large onions -- quartered
  • 4 stalks celery -- including leaves, rinsed and chopped
  • 2 tomatoes -- peeled
  • 2 leeks -- white part only, cut into 1" chunks
  • 5 cups water -- (About)
  • 1/4 pound soy margarine
  • crushed black peppercorn
  • sea salt
Place split peas, lentils, onions, celery, tomatoes and leeks in large pot and cover with water.
Bring to boil, lower heat and simmer about 1 1/2 hours, until split peas and lentils are soft.
Add margarine and stir until melted.
Add peppercorns and sea salt to taste.

Each serving contains about: 222 calories; 148 mg sodium; 25 mg cholesterol; 10 grams fat; 26 grams carbohydrates; 10 grams protein; 2.07 grams fiber.

Source: Famous Vegetarians and Their Favorite Recipes by Ryan Berry (Pythagorean Publishers).
Presented by: Barbara Hansen, Times Staff Writer, L.A. Times article, "Gentle Beans", 10/20/94, page H29.