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                            MY CANADIAN PEA SOUP
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1       c            Split peas
    3       c            Water (cold)
    2       lb           Smoked ham, shank or bone
    3       qt           Water, boiling
    1                    Onion, chopped
                         Celery leaves
    1       t            Salt
    2                    Carrots, minced
 
   Wash and sort peas; soak in cold water overnight.
   Drain and place in a large pot; add water, ham bone,
   onion, celery leaves, carrots, salt. Bring to a boil;
   reduce heat and simmer until peas are very tender,
   about 2 hours, adding more water if needed. Remove
   ham; chop and return to soup. Season to taste with
   salt and pepper. Also freezes well.
  
 
 
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