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       Title: Weisse Bohnensuppe (White Bean Soup)
  Categories: German, Soups/stews, Beans
       Yield: 8 servings
  
       1 lb Navy Beans; Dry                     1 ea Garlic; Clove, Minced
 	    3 qt Water				     2 c  Celery &Tops; Finely
      Chopped
       1 ea Ham Bone Or Hock; Smoked        1 1/2 ts Salt
       2 tb Parsley; Chopped                  1/2 ts Pepper
       1 c  Onions; Finely Chopped         
  
   Cover beans with water in large pot or soup kettle and soak overnight.
   Rinse beans well and return to pot with ham bone and 3 quarts of water.
   Simmer, uncovered, for 2 hours.  Add parsley, onions, garlic, celery and
   tops, salt and pepper.  Simmer, uncovered, for 1 hour or until vegetables
   are tender.  Remove ham bone, dice the meat, and add meat to soup.  Serve
   hot.
  
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