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                           NOT SO MEATY BEAN SOUP
 
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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Vegetarian                       Main dish
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   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1                    Mix-and-Match Bean Mix
                         --recipe
      1/2   ts           Salt, seasoned
      1/4   ts           Kitchen Bouquet, if desired
 
    In a 3-quart saucepan combine beans from bean mix and
   7 cups water. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Cover;
   simmer for 2 minutes. Remove from heat. Let stand,
   covered, 1 hour. (Or, soak overnight in a covered
   pan.) Drain and rinse beans.
   
    To beans, add 6 cups fresh water and seasonings from
   bean mix. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Cover; simmer
   for 1 1/2 hours. Add 1/2 tsp seasoned salt. Stir in
   1/4 tsp Kitchen Bouquet if desired. Return to boiling;
   reduce heat. Cover; simmer for 30 minutes more  or
   until beans are tender. Remove from heat.
   
    Place about 2 cups bean mixture in a blender
   coontainer. Cover; blend until smooth. Return blended
   mixture to saucepan; heat through. Makes 6 to 8
   servings.
   
    From the files of DEEANNE
  
 
 
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