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Bean & Potato Soup Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Angie Murphy
Added: Saturday, August 30, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 pkg bacon
1/2 package frozen cut green beans or 1 1/2 cups cut fresh green beans
4-5 cubed potatoes
1 small onion chopped
flour/Cornstarch
4 cups milk

Directions:
Directions:
Fry bacon and reserve 1/4 - 1/2 of the bacon fat. Remove bacon and cool. Cut into small pieces. Chop onion and saute in bacon fat. Add all to Dutch oven.

Over medium heat, add milk, potatoes and green beans. Once heated, but not boiling, turn down slightly and cook until veggies are tender. Add Cornstarch to thicken slightly - about 3/4 Tbls.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is a great soup for a cold fall day. My mom made this when I was growing up.

 

 

 

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