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Puree of Dried Peas

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  Dried peas 12 Ounce
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Adjust Quantity As Needed)
  Bacon slices 3
  Onions 2 Small
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1 Pinch
  Hot milk 1 Tablespoon (Adjust Quantity As Needed)

Wash the 12 oz. dried peas well, cover them with water and let them soak for twelve hours.
Chop the three slices of bacon into small pieces and fry them until they are crisp.
Remove the bacon and fry the finely chopped onions in the bacon fat.
Drain the peas and put them in a stewing pan.
Add 1 teaspoon of salt and cover with boiling water.
Cook them gently until they are quite soft.
This will take 45 to 60 minutes.
Stir frequently, adding more boiling water if necessary.
Rub the peas through a sieve and stir in the onions and the bacon.
Put in refrigerator until next day.
Reheat on top of the stove on an asbestos mat over low heat.
Add a little hot milk and a pinch of pepper.

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60 Minutes

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 533 Calories from Fat 45

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 5 g7.9%

Saturated Fat 1.2 g6.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 6.7 mg2.2%

Sodium 2067.8 mg86.2%

Total Carbohydrates 103 g34.5%

Dietary Fiber 12.2 g48.6%

Sugars 19.2 g

Protein 30 g60.9%

Vitamin A 0.4% Vitamin C 30.3%

Calcium 7.5% Iron 3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Puree Of Dried Peas Recipe