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       Title: MEDITERRANEAN WHITE BEAN SOUP
  Categories: Soups, Low-fat
       Yield: 1 servings
  
       2 c  White beans note)
       7 c  Water
       1    Onion, chopped
       6    To 7 cloves minced garlic
       2    Potatoes, peeled and
            -chopped
       8 oz Can water-packed artichokes
            -drained
       4 oz Can sliced
            -black olives, drained
       8 oz Can tomato sauce
       1 ts Italian herb mix
  
   Place the beans in a large pot with the water.  cover and cook over medium
   heat for 1 hour.  Add the onion and garlic and continue to cook until the
   beans are tender, 1 to 1 1/2 hours. add the potatoes and cook another 20
   min. Add the remaining ingredients and cook for about 10 more min.
   Note: if you soak the beans overnight, the total cooking time may be
   reduced by 30 min.
  
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