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                             HOOSIER BEAN SOUP
 
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 Serving Size  : 2    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1       lb           Navy beans
    6       c            Water
    1       t            Salt
      1/2   lb           Ham hock
    1       t            Butter
      1/2   c            Onion, diced
      1/4   c            Celery, diced
                         Salt and pepper to taste
 
   Measure beans and water into a deep kettle; let stand
   overnight or 6 to 8 hours.  Add salt and ham hock.
   Cover, bring to a boil; then simmer until the beans
   are tender.  About 1 to 1 1/2 hours.  Melt butter in a
   small skillet and saute onion over medium heat until
   light brown. Stir into soup. Add salt and pepper.
   Randy Rigg
  
 
 
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