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French Canadian Split Pea Soup

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

In kettle mix peas, ham bone, onion, bouillon granules, 8 cups water, 1/2 tea spoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper.
Bring to boil.
Cover; reduce heat.
Simmer 1 1/2 hours; stir often.
Remove ham bone; dice meat.
Return meat to soup; add carrot and celery.
Simmer 30 minutes.
Cook bacon till crisp; drain and crumble.
Stir bacon, cream, and butter into soup; heat through.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1416 Calories from Fat 668

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 76 g116.6%

Saturated Fat 42.4 g212.1%

Trans Fat 0.1 g

Cholesterol 253.9 mg84.6%

Sodium 2135.4 mg89%

Total Carbohydrates 142 g47.3%

Dietary Fiber 18.7 g74.7%

Sugars 25.8 g

Protein 61 g122%

Vitamin A 458.3% Vitamin C 39.1%

Calcium 22% Iron 10.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

French Canadian Split Pea Soup Recipe