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Black Bean and Potato Soup Recipe

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This recipe for Black Bean and Potato Soup, by , is from Falcon Park Ward Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Carrie Montroy
Added: Tuesday, August 1, 2006


6 c. beef broth
16oz. can black beans drained
2 potatoes diced
1/2 lbs. cooked ham cut into pieces
4oz. can green chilies. optional
4oz. can jalapeno pepper (I use a tablespoon of it--too hot!)
1/4 c. dried chopped onions
1 clove garlic minced
1 tsp. ground cumin
1 tsp. ground oregano leaves
1 tsp. ground thyme leaves
1/8 tsp. ground cloves
sour cream for garnish

In a crock pot combine all ingredients cover and cook on low 8-10 hours or on high 5 hours. Garnish with sour cream and serve.




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