Place all ingredients in a large pan and stir to mix well. Cover and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer 40 minutes, or until peas are tender; stir occasionally. Remove bay leaf before serving.
Calories: 126 calories, Carbohydrates: 16 g, Protein: 11 g, Fat: 2 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 16 mg, Sodium: 24 mg, Fiber: 3 g
Exchanges per serving: 1 starch, 1 lean meat. Carbohydrate choices: 1.
Tami Ross is a Diabetes Nutrition Specialist and Certified Diabetes Educator in Lexington, Kentucky.