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Okra Soup Recipe

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

Arnie Speir


Ham bone or pieces of Ham
small Cabbage
1 box frozen Lima Beans
1 box frozen cut Okra
1 sm. can Whole Kernel Corn
1 can Tomatoes

Cook ham until tender.
Add cabbage and lima beans.
Cook until beans are tender.
Add corn, okra and tomatoes
and simmer for 30-40 minutes
or until well cooked.
*(Preboil okra just enough
to change color.(NOT DONE)
Drain off all slimy water and
rinse well before adding to soup)




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