*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                              BASIC BEAN SOUP
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Vegetarian                       Soups
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
                         -----VEGETABLE STOCK-----
    1       sm           Onion -- chopped
    1       sm           Carrot -- chopped
    1                    Celery stalk -- chopped
    1                    Bay leaf
            pn           Pepper
            pn           Salt
            pn           Thyme
    1 1/2   c            Vegetable peels, leaves or
                         -stems (celery, parsley,
                         -broccoli, etc.)
                         -----SOUPS-----
      1/4   c            Onions -- chopped
      1/4   c            Carrots -- chopped
      1/4   c            Celery -- chopped
    1       tb           Olive oil
    2       c            Beans -- cooked
    3       c            Vegetable stock recipe
      1/2   ts           Fennel -- crushed
      1/2   ts           Basil
      1/2   ts           Oregano
    1                    Bay leaf
    1       tb           Prepared mustard
    1       tb           Tomato paste
      1/2   ts           Garlic powder
            pn           Salt and pepper
 
    To make vegetable stock: Bring all ingredients to a
   boil. Cover and simmer for 30 minutes. Strain and
   reserve liquid.
   
    To make soup: Sasute onions, carrots, and celery in
   olive oil until browned.
   
    Add one cup beans and one cup stock to sauteed
   vegetables.
   
    Puree remaining beans and stock toether.
   
    Stir in remaining ingredients.
   
    Bring to a boil, lower heat and simmer for 15 minutes.
   
    Per serving: 170 cal; 9 g prot; 221 mg sod; 30 g
   carb; 4 g fat; 0 mg chol; 104 mg cal
   
    Hint: Pinto, black, navy or other hearty beans may be
   used. Bouillon, bean cooking liquid or a combination
   may be used for vegetable stock.
   
    From DEEANNE’s recipe files
  
 
 
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