*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                            NORTHERN WHITE BEANS
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Vegetables
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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      1/4   c            Extra virgin olive oil
      1/2   c            Onion -- diced
      1/4   lb           Pancetta -- diced
    1                    Bratwurst -- diced
    1                    Chicken leg -- boned,
                         - skin removed, and diced
      3/4   c            Dried Northern White Beans,
                         - soaked in water overnight
                         - and drained.
    1       lg           Tomato -- peeled, seeded,
                         -   and diced
    2       c            Chicken stock
    2                    Bay leaves
      1/2   bn           Thyme -- chopped
                         Salt and pepper (to taste)
 
   In a medium saucepan place the olive oil and heat it on medium high until
   it is hot.  Add the onions and saut‚ them for 2 to 3 minutes, or until they
   are tender. Add the pancetta, bratwurst, and chicken. Saut‚ the ingredients
   for 5 minutes. Add the soaked beans, tomatoes, chicken stock, bay leaves,
   and thyme. Simmer the beans for 1-1/2 hours, or until they are tender. Add
   the salt and the pepper, and stir them in. Remove the bay leaves and strain
   off the liquid (reserve it for a future use).
  
 
 
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