Split Pea Pozole

Split peas are a good source of fiber and protein. Cooking them before adding to this recipe keeps them from becoming mushy.

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Serves8 (about 2 cups)
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  1. In a large pot with a lid, heat olive oil over medium and sauté the mushrooms for about 2 minutes.
  2. Add onion, garlic, poblanos, half of the cilantro, parsnips, potatoes, hominy and stir to blend. Season with a pinch of salt, cook about 2 minutes.
  3. Add salsa and cooked peas, stir. Allow to cook for about two minutes.
  4. Add water and salt, cover and simmer for 45 minutes at a medium-low temperature.
  5. Add remaining chopped cilantro. Serve in bowls and allow guests to top with garnishes.

Recipe Tips

Optional toppings: cilantro, sliced radishes, cubed avocado, cooked white rice, sour cream

Nutrition Facts
Split Pea Pozole
Amount Per Serving
Calories 276 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3g 5%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 329mg 14%
Potassium 899mg 26%
Total Carbohydrates 50g 17%
Dietary Fiber 16g 64%
Sugars 8g
Protein 15g 30%
Vitamin A 5%
Vitamin C 29%
Vitamin D0%
Calcium 4%
Iron 22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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