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Split Pea And Bacon Soup

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Ingredients
  Butter/Margarine 1 Ounce (25 Gram)
  Split peas 4 Ounce (100 Gram)
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), skinned and crushed
  Onions 2 Medium, skinned and chopped
  Chopped tomatoes 8 Ounce, skinned and chopped (225 Grams)
  Bacon knuckle 1 Pound, soaked (1 Piece, 450 Gram)
  Water 2 Pint (1.1 Liter)
  Fried breadcrumbs 60 Milliliter (4 Level Tablespoon)
  Grated cheese 60 Milliliter (4 Level Tablespoon)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

Melt the fat so that it greases the bottom of the pressure cooker.
Stir in the split peas, garlic and vegetables so that they are coated with fat.
Add the bacon, salt, pepper and water.
Bring to the boil uncovered and stir well.
Put on the lid and bring to high (15 lb) pressure.
Cook for 15 minutes.
Reduce pressure slowly.
Remove the bacon knuckle and skin it.
Cut the meat from the bone and dice it.
Sieve the soup or puree it in an electric blender, then return it to the pan with the bacon.
Reheat and adjust seasoning.
Serve sprinkled with the fried crumbs and cheese.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Fried
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Bacon
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1932 Calories from Fat 879

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 102 g156.4%

Saturated Fat 46.2 g231%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 234.4 mg78.1%

Sodium 4658.2 mg194.1%

Total Carbohydrates 161 g53.7%

Dietary Fiber 41.7 g166.9%

Sugars 36.6 g

Protein 99 g197%

Vitamin A 63.1% Vitamin C 107.5%

Calcium 97.1% Iron 56%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Split Pea And Bacon Soup Recipe