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                          BRENDA'S BLACK BEAN SOUP
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups/stews
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    3       c            Dried black beans
    2                    Ham hocks
    1                    Bell pepper -- chopped
    1       sm           Onion -- chopped
    1                    Whole sour orange
                         -ÿÿtangerine
    1       tb           Vinegar *
      1/2   c            Oleo
    2       tb           Flour
                         Salt and pepper to taste
 
   * (if you used a sweet orange or tangerine)
   
   Put your beans in a soup pot and cover with water.
   Boil, take off the fire and let sit til cool. Cook
   onions and bell peppers in 1/2 the oleo until limp.
   Add them and the ham hocks and orange to the cooled
   beans; cover charitably with water.
   
   Simmer until beans is soft (1 to 2 hours). Fish out
   the orange right now, before it gets tore up. With the
   rest of the oleo, brown the flour in a black frying
   pan, then stir it into the beans. Brenda says: “Make
   sure you got a soup, now. If you need to add some more
   water, do it.”
   
       From “White Trash Cooking”, Ernest Matthew
   Mickler. Ten
       Speed Press, 1986. ISBN 0-89815-189-9.
   
   Posted by Stephen Ceideburg in Fidonet Cooking
  
 
 
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