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Bean Soup #1

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Category: Soups

 Ingredients List

  • 1 lb Black or red beans
  • 1 1/2 lb Smoked ham hocks
  • 2 qt Chicken broth or bouillon
  • 3 tb Butter
  • 2 c Minced onions
  • 1/2 c Minced celery
  • 1/2 c Minced carrots
  • 2 Cloves garlic; minced
  • 1 tb Vinegar
  • 1 ts Salt
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • Freshly ground pepper to
  • -taste


Soak beans overnight. Drain and set aside. In a soup kettle, saute
vegetables in butter until onions are golden. Add broth and beans, stir
well and add ham hocks and seasonings. Simmer 2-3 hours or until beans are
soft and mash easily against side of kettle. Remove bay leaf and ham hocks,
discarding the bone, skin and fat. Return meat to kettle. Puree the soup
through a sieve, food processor or blender and return to kettle; bring back
to a simmer for a few minutes.



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