4 , cooked and crumbled with 2 tablespoons drippings reserved
All purpose flour
1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs)
Frozen green peas
20 Ounce (2 Packages, 10 Ounce Each)
2 Small, thinly sliced
Dried parsley flakes
Combine reserved bacon drippings and Oil in large saucepan.
Stir in flour.
Cook over moderate heat, stirring constantly, 3 to 4 minutes, or until light brown.
Gradually stir in broth.
Heat to boiling.
Add peas, onions, parsley flakes, salt and pepper.
Return to boiling.
Simmer, stirring occasionally to break apart peas, 20 minutes, or until onion is tender.
Sprinkle with crumbled bacon.
Garnish with sliced pimiento, if desired.