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Split Pea Salad


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.

Bowl of Split Pea Salad
Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 20 minutes
Chill time: 20 minutes
Makes: 2 cups
Nutrition Facts: View Label


The flavor of this salad will vary a bit due to the salad dressing used.  However, I have made it and served this salad at a few events and it has been very popular with adults.  It is very affordable and easy to make, a little unusual, but quite tasty!