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New Years Day Bean Soup Recipe

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This recipe for New Years Day Bean Soup, by , is from A VISIT WITH GRANDMA & GRANDPA RUSSELL, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Carol Russell Hargett
Added: Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 bag of Mixed Beans (Butter beans, kidney beans, pinto beans, great northern beans, navy beans, blackeyed peas, split peas)
1 ham hock, ham bone, or smoked ham piece's
1 large can chopped or crushed tomatoes
1 garlic clove
1 small onion (chopped)
1 lemon
red pepper (to taste, 1/4 - 1/2 tsp.)
1 1/2 tbsp.salt (less if preferred)
pepper (to taste)

Directions:
Directions:
Wash beans thoroughly. Place in large kettle & cover with water. Add 1 1/2 tbsp. salt & soak overnight.
In morning drain. Add 2 quarts water, and ham hock or smoked ham. Simmer slowly 2 1/2 - 3 hrs.
Add onion, tomatoes, red pepper, juice of lemon, salt & pepper to taste.
Simmer at least 30 minutes longer. Enjoy with crackers & green salad

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8 - 10
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
4 hours
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Happy New Year & Good Luck!

 

 

 

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