*  Exported from  MasterCook II  *
 
                              Senate Bean Soup
 
 Recipe By     : Mrs. Joseph R. Goodwin
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups & Stews                    To Post
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2      C             Dried White Beans -- washed & drained
    1      Lg            Smoked Ham Hock
    3                    Potatoes -- * see note
    2      Med           Yellow Onions -- chopped
    1      C             Diced Celery
      1/2  Tsp           Garlic Salt
                         Salt And Pepper -- to taste
 
 *Cooked and mashed with milk & butter.
 
 Cover beans with water; bring to a boil and boil for 2 minutes.  Remove
 from heat and cover pan; let it stand for 1 hour.  Drain beans and measure
 liquid.  Add enough water to beans and liquid to make 3 quarts.  Bring to a
 boil again and simmer covered, for 2 hours or until beans begin to mush.
 Add remaining ingredients, except salt and pepper, and simmer, covered, for
 1 more hors.  Remove ham hock.  Season to taste.
 
 Makes about 2½ quarts
 
 Source:  “Mountain Measures” -- Junior League of Charleston, WV
 ed. 1974
 
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