Stewed Green Peas With Sausage


  • 1 pound dried whole green peas
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • 3 chorizo sausages, sliced into 1/4-inch rounds
  • 2 tablespoons sofrito sofrito
  • ¼ cup tomato sauce
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • ½ pound peeled and seeded pumpkin, cut into bite-size pieces
  • Nutritional Information
    • Nutritional analysis per serving (6 servings)

      343 calories; 27 grams fat; 5 grams saturated fat; 0 grams trans fat; 16 grams monounsaturated fat; 3 grams polyunsaturated fat; 15 grams carbohydrates; 5 grams dietary fiber; 6 grams sugars; 10 grams protein; 23 milligrams cholesterol; 743 milligrams sodium

    • Note: Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available data.

6 servings


  1. Soak peas overnight in a bowl with water to cover.
  2. Drain and rinse under cold running water. Place in heavy kettle or Dutch oven with 3 cups fresh water and salt. Boil, covered, over moderate-high heat for 20 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, heat olive oil in a skillet. Add sausages and stir-fry over moderate heat for 5 minutes. Add sofrito, tomato sauce and oregano. Saute another 5 minutes. Add to green peas.
  4. Add pumpkin to green peas. Stir, cover and cook for 20 minutes or until sauce has thickened. Serve with ric

50 minutes

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