Pea-Lentil Soup
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by Olga, on September 9, 2014

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Ingredients:

1 pound smoked ham
4 potatoes cut in bite pieces
1 onion diced
1 carrot sliced in cilinders
1 cup dried split pea with lentil
2 cloves of garlic, minced
1 inch ginger, minced
1 cup cut kale
3 tablespoons of olive oil

I usually make this soup with split peas only, but for this recipe I mixed it with lentil. Both peas and lentil are high in fiber, they reduce risk of heart disease and stabilize blood sugar.

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Rince peas and lentil and soak them in water for 2 hours, before cooking.

IMG_3580In the skillet, in couple table spoons of olive oil cook onion, carrot and ham. Add garlic and ginger at the end.

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Bring water to a boil in the pot, transfer vegetables with ham to the pot and add potato.

IMG_3588add peas with lentil as well.

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Season with salt and cook on low heet until potato, pea and lentil are tender.

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Add some kale at the end before turning the heat off.

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The spoon of sour cream can be added when serving.

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