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French Green Peas

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  Bacon slices 4 , cooked and crumbled with 2 tablespoons drippings reserved
  Oil 2 Tablespoon
  All purpose flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chicken broth 2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs)
  Frozen green peas 20 Ounce (2 Packages, 10 Ounce Each)
  Onions 2 Small, thinly sliced
  Dried parsley flakes 2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon

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.
Reduce heat.
Simmer, stirring occasionally to break apart peas, 20 minutes, or until onion is tender.
Sprinkle with crumbled bacon.
Garnish with sliced pimiento, if desired.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1139 Calories from Fat 323

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 37 g56.6%

Saturated Fat 5.7 g28.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 6.9 mg2.3%

Sodium 2544.7 mg106%

Total Carbohydrates 160 g53.4%

Dietary Fiber 37.8 g151.4%

Sugars 45.9 g

Protein 46 g92.7%

Vitamin A 107.2% Vitamin C 428.6%

Calcium 35.5% Iron 119.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

French Green Peas Recipe