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Split Yellow Pea Soup

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  Bacon fat 2 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 Medium, chopped
  Celery stalks 2 , diced
  Carrot 1 Large, pared and diced
  Dry split yellow peas 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs), soaked 8 hours in cold water
  Chicken stock 6 Cup (96 tbs), heated
  Bay leaf 1
  Basil 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Chopped parsley 1 Teaspoon
  Cooked ham 1 Cup (16 tbs), julienned
  Soft butter 2 Tablespoon
  Worcestershire 2 Drop
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

Heat bacon fat in large saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and cook 3 minutes.
Stir in celery and carrot; cover and cook 4 minutes, stirring once or twice.
Stir in drained soaked peas. Add chicken stock and all seasonings including bay leaf. Add ham; partly cover and cook soup 45 minutes over medium heat. Stir several times.
Add Worcestershire sauce and butter; mix well and serve hot.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2812 Calories from Fat 1054

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 118 g181.4%

Saturated Fat 47.9 g239.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 361.8 mg120.6%

Sodium 2818.6 mg117.4%

Total Carbohydrates 262 g87.4%

Dietary Fiber 83.8 g335.2%

Sugars 60.5 g

Protein 178 g356.8%

Vitamin A 285.4% Vitamin C 64.2%

Calcium 37.2% Iron 113.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Split Yellow Pea Soup Recipe