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French Canadian Yellow Split Pea Soup

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Cool weather means you need a hearty filling soup from Canada's north country... and this French Canadian Yellow Split Pea Soup hits the spot.
Ingredients
  Split peas 3 Cup (48 tbs), soaked (yellow)
  Chicken stock 8 Cup (128 tbs)
  Ham bone 1
  Bacon 1⁄2 Pound
  Carrot 3 , chop
  Onion 2 , dice
  Celery 3 , chop (ribs)
  Bay leaf 2
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), mince
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Thyme 2 Tablespoon
  Vinegar 2 Tablespoon
Directions

MAKING
1. Place a heavy stock pot on medium high temperature for about a minute. Add bacon, and sauté until brown but not too crispy.
2. Reduce the temperature and insert onion and celery. Mix and cook until soften.
3. Then , add ham bone, garlic, bay leaves, thyme, sugar, yellow split peas, chicken stock, and carrots. Bring it to boil.
4. Then, reduce the heat and allow it to simmer, stirring occasionally for about 2 hours.
5. In the last few minutes of simmering, take the ham bone out, cut off the meat and put it right back into the pot.
6. Add vinegar and stir well.

SERVING
7. Serve soup hot with dinner loaf.

TIPS
You can add a little more stock or water, if you find your soup dry.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Fusion
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Split Pea
Restriction: 
High Fiber, High Protein
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Cook Time: 
125 Minutes
Ready In: 
150 Minutes
Servings: 
24

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