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Mom's Navy Bean Soup Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Claire Sebastian
Added: Sunday, August 31, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 lb dry navy beans
ham hocks
2 T tomato paste
1 bay leaf
1/2 tsp basil
1 carrot chopped
2 chopped onions
1 c chopped celery
2 cloves
2 cloves garlic, chopped
salt and pepper...
3 potatoes (mashed)

Directions:
Directions:
Cover Dry Navy Beans and ham hock with cold water and boil for 2 minutes. Remove from heat, cover tightly and let stand 1 hour.
Return to stove top and
add 2 T dissolved tomatoe paste and the above ingredients except mashed potato.
Simmer slowly 2 hours until beans are tender
Avoid stirring too much
Then add 3 cooked potatoes that have been mashed
Remove ham hock from stock and chop ham & return to soup. Cook approx. 20 more minutes.
Stir occ, to make sure potatoes don't stick/burn.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4-5
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
approx 1 1/2 hrs
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
My mother's invented recipe, and so good.

 

 

 

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