Split Pea And Rice Soup Recipe for Diabetics

Peas? Yes, please! If you’re a fan of this versatile legume, you’ll want to try this cold-weather favorite. Packed with peas and brown rice and spiced with a hint of curry, it’s a satisfying winter snack or side.

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Preparation time: 15 minutes. Cooking time: 1 to 1 1/2 hours.



Heat oil in large kettle and sauté onion, carrots, celery, and garlic until tender. Stir in curry powder to taste. Add split peas, rice, water, and bay leaf. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and cover. Simmer for 1 to 1 1/2 hours or until peas and rice are tender. Add pepper and salt and serve hot.

Yield: about 14 cups. Serving size: 1 cup.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 131, Carbohydrates: 24 g, Protein: 6 g, Fat: 2 g, Saturated Fat: <1 g, Sodium: 227 mg, Fiber: 2 g

Exchanges per serving: 1 1/2 starch. Carbohydrate choices: 1 1/2.

This recipe was developed by Nancy Cooper, a Contributing Editor of Diabetes Self-Management. Nancy is a Diabetes Nutrition Specialist at the International Diabetes Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota.