Split Pea Fritters

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By Elisabeth Lambert Ortiz

Published 1973

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  • ½ lb. split peas
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped


Soak the split peas overnight in cold water to cover. Drain thoroughly. Put through the fine blade of a food mill with the onion and garlic, or reduce to a purée in an electric blender. Season highly with salt and pepper. Beat with a wooden spoon until light and fluffy, or use an electric beater.

Heat the oil in a deep fryer or saucepan (570°F on a frying thermometer). Form the mixture,