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New Year's Day Bean Soup Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Rita Corvelli Meyers
Added: Saturday, January 6, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/4 cup dried black-eyed peas
1/4 cup dried great northern beans
1/4 cup dried kidney beans
1/4 cup dried lentils
1/4 cup dried lima beans
1/4 cup dried navy beans
1/4 cup dried pinto beans
1/4 cup dried split green peas
2 Tbsp salt
1 ham hock with ham shreds
1 28oz. can tomatoes, drained
2 medium onions, quartered
2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
1 1/2 tsp chili powder
1 tsp freshly ground black pepper

Directions:
Directions:
Wash and drain dried beans. In a large pot; cover with water. Add salt. Soak overnight.
In morning, drain beans. Add 2 quarts water and ham hock with ham shreds. Bring to a boil then simmer slowly for 3 hours.
Cut ham off the bone, return meat to pot. Add remaining ingredients. Simmer 30 minutes more.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6-8
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
DO AHEAD
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
The first time I made this recipe was at the Wright's house in Raleigh for New Years Day 1999.
We loved it. However, Kristen and I used a 15 bean mix. We decided the next time we make it that it needs at least 1-2 cups more of the beans. Yes...it's true. Very, very tasty.

 

 

 

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