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Ham And Pea Soup

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  Split peas 8 Ounce, soaked for 4-6 hours in cold water to cover (250 Gram, Yellow / Green)
  Butter 2 Ounce (50 Gram)
  Onion 1 Large, roughly chopped
  Carrot 1 Large, roughly chopped
  Bacon rashers 6 Ounce, derinded and diced (Thick Ones, 4 In Number, 175 Gram)
  Bay leaf 1 Small
  Ham bone 1
  Water 2 Pint (1.2 Liter)
  Snipped chives 2 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

1. Drain the split peas in a colander and discard the soaking water.
2. Melt the butter in a saucepan, add the onion, carrot and two-thirds of the bacon and cook gently for about 15 minutes, or until soft. Add the drained split peas, bay leaf, ham bone and measured water. Bring to the boil, then lower the heat and simmer gently for 1 hour.
3. Remove from the heat and discard the ham bone. Season with pepper and salt, if necessary. Return the saucepan to the heat. Cook the remaining bacon in a hot frying pan until crisp, then add to the soup along with half the chives.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1863 Calories from Fat 746

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 84 g129.6%

Saturated Fat 42.5 g212.4%

Trans Fat 0.1 g

Cholesterol 174.6 mg58.2%

Sodium 1163.7 mg48.5%

Total Carbohydrates 177 g59%

Dietary Fiber 66.2 g264.8%

Sugars 37.4 g

Protein 110 g219.9%

Vitamin A 303.7% Vitamin C 82.2%

Calcium 27.5% Iron 70.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Ham And Pea Soup Recipe