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                          CREAM OF LIMA BEAN SOUP
 
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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1       c            Dried lima beans
    6       c            Cold water
    2       sl           Onion, diced
    4       sl           Carrot, diced
      1/2   ts           Paprika
    4       tb           Butter or butter substitute
    2       tb           Flour
    1       c            Cream or milk
    1       t            Salt
 
   Wash lima beans.  Cover with cold water.  Let stand
   overnight. Add 6 cups cold water.  Cover.  Simmer
   slowly until tender. Rub beans through sieve. Heat to
   boiling. Fry onion and carrot 5 minutes in 2
   tablespoons butter. Remove vegetables.  Add flour,
   salt, and paprika to hot butter. Stir until browned.
   Add to boiling bean puree. Add cream or milk and
   remaining butter. Mix thoroughly. Serve at once. 8
   servings.
   
   Grace Viall Gray, Glen Ellyn, IL.
  
 
 
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