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Okra Soup Recipe

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This recipe for Okra Soup, by , is from The Speir Family Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Arnie Speir
Added: Tuesday, May 24, 2005


Ham bone or pieces of Ham
small Cabbage
1 box frozen Lima Beans
1 box frozen cut Okra
1 sm. can Whole Kernel Corn
1 can Tomatoes

Cook ham until tender.
Add cabbage and lima beans.
Cook until beans are tender.
Add corn, okra and tomatoes
and simmer for 30-40 minutes
or until well cooked.
*(Preboil okra just enough
to change color.(NOT DONE)
Drain off all slimy water and
rinse well before adding to soup)




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