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                          BEAN SOUP (SANTA MARIA)
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Appetizers                       Soups
                 Vegetarian
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2       c            Dried beans, soaked
    1                    Onion, chopped
    2                    Carrots, peeled & sliced
    1                    Celery stick, sliced
    2                    Tomatoes, chopped
      1/2   c            Olive oil
                         Bay leaves
    1       t            Salt
    1       pn           Pepper
    1       t            Cumin
    3       pt           Stock
 
   Cook the soaked beans in fresh water for 10 minutes.
   Drain.
   
   In a soup pot, heat the oil & gently fry the onion.
   Add the rest of the vegetables & the seasonings.  Stir
   well & add the beans.  Ensure that all the vegetables
   are covered with oil & pour in the stock. Allow to
   simmer till the beans are cooked & the vegetables are
   tender.
   
   Jack Santa Maria, “Greek Vegetarian Cookery”
  
 
 
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