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Bowl of Split Pea Salad
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2 cups
Prep time:
15 minutes
Cooking time:
20 minutes
Chill time:
20 minutes


½ cup dry split peas (green, yellow, or a mix)
1 ½ cups broth (any flavor)
2 green onion (or 1/4 cup onion, finely chopped)
1 cup tomatoes, diced
¼ cup fresh parsley, chopped
¼ cup Italian salad dressing


1. In a small saucepan, combine split peas and water or broth.  Bring to a boil.  Reduce heat and simmer until just tender but still holding their shape, 20 minutes.  Drain if needed.  Set aside to cool.

2. In a bowl, combine the cooked split peas, onion, tomatoes and parsley.  Add the dressing and toss lightly.

3.  Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.

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