*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                   Ham Or Chicken And Vegetable Bean Soup
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Crockpot                         Stews
                 Poultry
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    3      Cups          Water
    1 1/4  Cups          Dry navy beans
    1      Medium        potato -- 1/2 pcs
    1      Medium        carrot -- 1/2 pcs
    1      Stalk         celery -- sliced
    1      Medium        onion -- chopped
    1      Tablespoon    Parsley flakes
      1/2  Teaspoon      Dried thyme -- crushed
      1/4  Teaspoon      Salt
                         Tabasco
    4      Cups          Water
      3/4  Pound         Meaty ham hocks
                         OR 2 chicken breasts
 
   Place navy beans in pot and add 3 c.water. Bring to a boil. Boil  
 uncovered for 10 minutes, and drain.   Meanwhile, combine vegetables,   
 herbs and tabasco and put into crockpot. Stir in drained beans and 4 c.  
 water. Place ham hocks or chicken on top of beans. Cover; cook on low heat 
  setting for 10-12 hours or high for 4 1/2 to 5 1/2 hours.  Before 
 serving,  remove ham hocks or chicken from crockpot.  Pull meat apart and 
 return  meat to soup. Leftovers will freeze well.
  
 
 
 
 
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