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New Year's Day Bean Soup Recipe

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This recipe for New Year's Day Bean Soup, by , is from The McCormick Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Kathy Miller
Added: Thursday, July 24, 2008


2 oz each dried bean:
Small limas
Navy beans
Yellow split peas
Green split peas
Kidney beans
Blackeye peas
2 qt water
2-3 smoked ham hock or ham bone
1 lg onion, chopped
1 qt tomatoes
Juice of one lemon
salt and pepper to taste

Wash beans and place in large kettle. Cover with water and add 2 tbsp salt. Soak overnight. After soaking drain and add water and ham hock. Bring to boil and simmer 3 hours. Add remaining ingredients and simmer 1/2 hour or more if desired. Freezes well.




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