*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                              GARLIC BEAN SOUP
 
 Recipe By     : USA WEEKEND MAGAZINE APRIL 2, 1995
 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:30
 Categories    : Soups & Stews
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    2      cups          vegetable broth
    8                    garlic cloves -- peeled
    1                    onion -- chopped
    4      cups          white beans, cooked
 
 Put broth, garlic, and onion in large bowl; cover.  Microwave for 20 minutes or
until vegetables are soft.  Transfer to a blender or food processor,  add half
the beans and puree.  Return soup to bowl.  Add remaining beans and microwave 5
minutes or until beans are heated through.
 
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 NOTES : Use large garlic cloves.