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Old Fashioned Bean Soup Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Rita Melvin
Added: Sunday, November 16, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 lb. Navy beans or Northern Beans
water
ham hocks
3 med. potatoes, cooked and mashed
1 cup chopped onion
1 cup chopped celery
2 cloves garlic

Directions:
Directions:
Boil 1 lb. Navy or Northern Beans for 2 mins.
Turn off heat and cover for 1 hr.
Add water to make 5 cups. Add ham hocks and simmer approx. 2 hours until almost tender. Add 3 med. potatoes that hve been mashed. and 1 cup each of chopped celery and chopped onions and 2 cloves garlic. Simmer 1 hour. Remove bones, chop meat and return to soup. Salt and pepper to taste.

Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
3 1/2 hours
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Our mother's recipe

 

 

 

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