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                               LIMA BEAN SOUP
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups/Stews                      Vegetarian
                 Beans
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1       lb           Frozen lima beans
    3 1/2   c            Sliced carrots
    3       tb           Olive oil
    5       ea           Green onions, finely chopped
    5       c            Chopped mushrooms
    1       d            Basil
    1       d            Black pepper
    1       d            Cayenne
      3/4   c            Soy sauce
 
   Cook lima beans in water according to packet
   instructions.  Steam carrots till tender.  Drain
   reserving cooking water.
   
   Heat oil in a skillet & saute green onions & mushrooms
   until tender.  Add spices & saute for a further 1
   minute.
   
   Combine all ingredients (except milk) along with 1 cup
   of bean & carrot water.  Using a blender, blend in
   batches till smooth.  Pour mixture into a large soup
   pot.  Add milk. Cook slowly for 15 to 20 minutes.
   
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