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Bean Soup Recipe

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This recipe for Bean Soup, by , is from Brumbaugh Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Ron & Donna Ringling
Added: Friday, December 2, 2005


Pinto beans, lg. bag
2 c. diced ham or 2 meaty ham hocks
8 carrots
8 celery stalks
2 T. salt
2 T. soda
1 lg. onion, chopped
2 qt. tomatoes
1 pod red pepper or 2 tsp. chili powder
2 T. lemon juice
Salt and pepper to taste

Wash beans thoroughly. Place in large kettle, cover with water; add salt and soda. Soak over-night. In the morning, drain and add 2 quarts water and diced ham or ham hocks; bring to boil. Simmer slowly 2 1/2 to 3 hours. Add onion, tomatoes, pepper or chili powder, lemon juice, salt and pepper, carrots and celery. Simmer another 30 minutes or until beans are tender. For crock pot, soak as above, combine all ingredients and cook on low 12 to 14 hours.




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