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Soybeans Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Edna Allspach Smith
Added: Monday, July 3, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 c soybeans, rinses
1/4 c vegetable oil
1 T salt
water
1/2 c chopped onions
1/2 c chopped celery

Directions:
Directions:
1. Combine soybeans with oil, salt and enough water to cover. Soak overnight in refrigerator.
2. Next day, drain and discard liquid. Cook in either of following ways.
3. Regular Method: Turn soybeans into large 3-4 quart saucepan. Add 2 quarts water, onion and celery. Bring to boiling. Cover; reduce heat and simmer for 2 1/2-2 3/4 hours, until soybeans are tender.
4. Drain. Use soybeans as is or in recipes; use liquid in soups.
5. Pressure Cooker: Turn soybeans into pressure cooker; add water to cover beans well. Allow 1 quart water in 4-quart pressure cooker. Do not fill cooker over half full.
6. Close cover, heat pressure cooker. When regulator rocks steadily and air vent is up, start timing. Cook 30 minutes. Remove from heat, let pressure drop of its own accord.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
About 5 cups
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
Actual prep time minimal, but need to be close by to monitor cooking.
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
As soybeans were one of the primary crops on the Smith farm, Mom was always on the lookout for ways to use them in the kitchen to take advantage of their nutritional value. She was way ahead of the tofu crowd!

 

 

 

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