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Category: Vegetables

 Ingredients List

  • 10 oz Dried garbanzos (1-1/2 cups)
  • 1 Stalk celery; cut crosswise
  • -in quarters
  • 1 Onion; cut in quarters
  • 1 Carrot; cut in quarters
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 1 Sprig fresh thyme -or-
  • 1/2 ts Dried leaf thyme
  • 5 Sprigs parsley
  • 1/4 lb Ham end -or-
  • 1 Pork bone -or-
  • 3 sl Bacon
  • Salt to taste


Sort & rinse beans, then place in a large pot, add enough water to cover by
2 inches & soak 8 to 10 hours. Drain & rinse. Tie vegetables, bay leaf,
thyme & parsley in a cheesecoth bag. (If you don't have any cheesecloth,
just add vegetables & herbs 'loose'). Place bag in large pot with beans,
ham end, pork bone or bacon & enough water to cover. Bring to a boil,
reduce heat, cover & simmer 1 hour, skimming occasionally. Add salt &
continue cooking about 30 minutes longer or until beans are just tender.
Drain garbanzos & discard cheesecloth bag & ham. Adjust seasonings. Makes 4


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