Green Pea and Bacon Soup

Green peas, I forget about them a lot of the time. I recently read about how they are high in fiber, protein, and when fresh, vitmin C. In addition they house biotin. Biotin is a vitamin essential for hair, skin, and nails. A.K.A┬ávitamin H it’s a key element for energy production. Peas also come with a high sugar content so you will get a tiny sugar rush to jump start your metabolism. They have a sweet yet bland flavor. However you use peas ,dress them up with a “fatty” “rich” flavor. They just lend themselves to this pallet so nicely. So for this soup, use bacon, duck, seafood, butter. It compliments the indulgent, be sure to balance out you meal with fresh flavors and protein. If you feel full-which if you’ve cooked the soup correctly you should :) -may I suggest an orange or some fruit. Fruit after dinner always assists in digestion, and the acid in citrus can help cut through your meal. One small cup of coffee can assist as well. Indulge, Enjoy dinner! Happy New Year. 2013

Green Pea and Bacon Soup

by Burnt Toast Kitchen

Prep Time: 15 min

Cook Time: 1 hour 30min

Ingredients (4 Servings)

  • 1 lb. Green peas
  • 2 cups Chicken broth.
  • 5 Anchovy/sardine
  • 5 cut Sage leaves
  • 2 branches Rosemary
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 tablespoon Butter
  • 2 cups greens. Spinach, swiss chard, kale, whatever greens you have…
  • Bacon
  • Salt/pepper to taste

Instructions

In a pot cook butter with garlic and herbs

Pour in: Chicken broth, peas, anchovy and greens

In another pan cook bacon till crisp, so it easily crumbles

Remove bacon and let cool on paper towel-to drain out grease

After about 5 min. crumble bacon

Cook soup for about 1 hour on a low boil, lid on

After about an hour blend soup and let sit for about 30 min covered on low heat.

Serve with bacon crumble on top

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One Response to Green Pea and Bacon Soup

  1. maddie says:

    I WANT TO EAT THIS NOW.
    (it’s 9:30am)

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