Peasant Soup Like Olga's

Ingredients

  • 4 cups water
  • 1 small smoked ham hock
  • 1 cup split peas or lentils soaked several hours
  • 1/2 cup finely grated carrot
  • 1/4 cup chopped celery
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 sprig parsley, cut fine
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/8 teaspoon thyme
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients in pressure cooker; cook at 10 pounds for 45 minutes.
  2. Remove ham hock; skin and dice; add to soup.

Makes 6 servings.

Per serving: 140 calories; 2 g fat (0.5 g saturated fat; 13 percent calories from fat); 21 g carbohydrates; 8 mg cholesterol; 314 mg sodium; 11 g protein; 8.6 g fiber

Source: Better Homes and Gardens Pressure Cooker Cookbook