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Felina’s Vegetarian Split Pea Soup©

The first time I made this recipe, my eldest daughter was too young to remember it.

I hope you and yours enjoy it just as I have.

Ingredients:

Pea Soup Ingredients

(2) Cups of Dried Green Split Peas (thoroughly rinsed)

(6) Cups of Vegetable broth

(2) Celery Ribs (chopped with leaves)

(1) cup of Chopped Carrots

(2) Garlic Cloves (minced)

(1) Medium Sized Onion of Your Choosing (finely chopped)

(1/4) tsp Ground Cumin

(1/2) tsp Dried Basil

(1/2) tsp Dried Marjoram

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(1/2) tsp Salt

(1/4) tsp Pepper

(2) Green Onions

(5) tbsp Shredded Carrots

Directions:

Step One

In a medium-sized pot, combine all the ingredients above the border.

Let the ingredients come to a boil.

Turn down the heat and let simmer covered for an hour or until the peas are soft.

Stir occasionally.

Pea Soup cooking

Step Two

Add your salt and pepper and let simmer for 10 more minutes.

Cool for a short period.

In a blender, and in small batches, purée the cooked soup

Then return to the pot and cook for 10 more minutes.

Dress each serving with green onion and shaved carrots.

Serve and enjoy!

Pea Soup Finished

The first time I made this recipe, my eldest daughter was too young to remember it.

I hope you and yours enjoy it just as I have.

Note: This recipe makes seven one cup servings.

Each serving consists of the following:

204 calories (Approximately)

No cholesterol

1 gram of fat (.55 g saturated fat)

37 grams of carbohydrate

13 grams of fiber

14 grams of protein

1047 milligrams of Sodium

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Felina’s Mixed Pepper Quesadilla©

Quesedilla Ingredients Quesedilla filling Finished Quesedilla

Step 1: Preheat oven to 400° then Cut the following ingredients and mix together in a medium sized fry pan sprinkling on both of the seasonings.

(1) Portabella Mushroom

(4-5) Plum Tomatoes

(1) Yellow Onion

(2) Red Peppers

(2) Orange Peppers

(1) Rocoto Orange Chilli Pepper

(1/4) tsp of Chimichurri seasoning (Whole Foods)

(1/4) tsp 21 seasonings (Trader Joe’s)

Do Not Add Oil Or Water there will be enough juices from the vegetables.  Cook no longer than 5 minutes

Step 2:

On Two separate cookie sheets, place 2 Whole Wheat Tortilla shells

Lightly sprinkle finely cut 4 cheese mexican (Sargento)

Lightly coat the layer of cheese with cooked filling

Lightly coat the layer of cooked filling with more finely cut 4 cheese mexican

Cover each with another Whole Wheat Tortilla shell

Step 3:

Place in the oven and cook for 7-8 minutes.

Remove from oven

Let stand for 2 minutes

Slice, Serve and Enjoy with your favorite salsa, sour cream and/or guacamole


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Dal Recipe

 Dal Ingredients

Gather your ingredients:

2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil

1 yellow onion, finely chopped

1 tsp whole cumin seeds

1/4 tsp ground cardamom

4 cloves garlic, finely chopped

2 tbsp finely chopped ginger

2 cups red lentils, sorted and rinsed

4 cups low-sodium vegetable broth

1 1/2 cups chopped tomatoes, with their juice

1/3 cup chopped fresh cilantro

1 tsp ground turmeric

1/4 tsp fine sea salt

1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and finely chopped

Preparation instructions

Heat oil in a large pot or fry pan over medium high heat.

Add onions and cook until softened, about 5 minutes.

Add cumin, cardamom, garlic and ginger: cook, stirring often, for about 2 minutes.

Add lentils, broth, tomatoes, cilantro, turmeric, salt and jalapeño; bring to a boil.

Reduce heat to medium low, cover and simmer, stirring often, until lentils are soft, for about 15 minutes.

Serve and Enjoy!

Dal cooked

Served with Jasmine Rice and Fresh Corn (removed from the cobb)

Felina Silver Robinson


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