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                        CREAMED CRANBERRY BEAN SOUP
 
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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups/stews
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      1/2   lb           Dried cranberry beans
    1       lb           Kolbasz
    4       qt           Water
    4                    Peppercorns
      1/2                Onion -- diced
                         -----ROUX-----
    1       tb           Bacon drippings
    1       tb           Flour
    1                    Onion -- minced
                         -----THICKENER-----
      1/2   pt           Sour cream
    1       tb           Flour
 
   Wash beans.  Soak overnight and cook with kolbasz in a
   soup kettle along with onion and salt and peppercorns
   to taste. When beans and meat are cooked, make roux:
   Brown roux ingred. til brown in color and add 1 c.
   water; bring to a boil.  Add this to soup and cook
   about 5 minutes until soup comes back to a boil. Take
   1/2 pt. sour cream which is at room temperature.
    Mix in 1 tb. flour to thicken.  To sour cream, add
   hot soup, 1 tablespoon at a time, and mix well until
   cream is thinned, then add to hot soup (prevents
   curdling). Bring back to gentle boil, then turn heat
   off.
  
 
 
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