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French Canadian Split Pea Soup

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Ingredients
  Dry green split peas 1 Pound
  Meaty ham bone 1
  Chopped onion 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Instant chicken bouillon granules 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Sliced carrot 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chopped celery 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Bacon slices 2
  Light cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
Directions

Rinse peas.
In kettle mix peas, ham bone, onion, bouillon granules, salt, pepper, and 8 cups water.
Bring to boiling.
Reduce heat; cover and simmer 1 1/2 hours, stirring often.
Remove ham bone; chop meat.
Return meat to soup; add carrot and celery.
Simmer 30 minutes.
Cook bacon till crisp; drain and crumble.
Stir bacon, light cream, and butter into soup; heat through.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Saute
Ingredient: 
Vegetable

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