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                           Macaroni and Bean Soup
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Italian                          Soups
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
                         G. Granaroli XBRG76A
    1                    Carrot chopped
    2      tablespoon    Olive oil
    2      cup           Small white beans (navy)
    2      Cloves        garlic chopped
                         (soaked overnite with 1 tb
    1      lg            Onion chopped
                         baking soda in 1 qt water-
    1                    Celery stalk chopped
                         removes the gassy effect)
    1      tablespoon    Flour
    2      13 oz can     -beef broth
    1      8 ounce Can   tomato sauce
    6      cups          water -- (6 to 8)
      1/4  pound         Ditalini macaroni
    2      Slices        salt pork or bacon
                         Grated cheese for serving
                         diced
 
 Here’s another soup that can feed an army and be a complete meal with bread and
salad. Soak beans overnight. Drain and rinse beans well. Place oil in large pot
and sautee salt pork. Add all veggies and sautee until translucent. Add flour and
stir well. Add beans, broth, water and tomato sauce. Bring to boil  and then
simmer for 2 hours. When beans are soft, taste for salt and pepper. Add pasta and
simmer until pasta is tender. Serve with cheese on the side for topping.
 
  Converted by MMCONV vers. 1.00
 
 
 
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