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       Title: PRESSURE COOKER BLACK BEAN SOUP
  Categories: Soups
       Yield: 6 Servings
 
            -----laurie morris ptjk30a--
   16.00 oz Black beans; dry
    4.00 c  Beef stock; preferably
            -homemade
    3.50 c  Water
    1.00 lb Smoked ham hocks
    1.00 md Onion; chopped
    1.00 md Leek; chopped
    1.00 md Celery rib; chopped
    4.00 tb Dry sherry
            -----spices-----
    0.50 ts Pepper; freshly ground
    0.25 ts Thyme
    1.00    Bay leaf
    0.50 ts Salt
 
   Place draining basket in pressure cooker.  Rinse beans. Place them in
   basket, with all remaining ingredients except sherry. Cover cooker,
   lock lid and bring to pressure then cook 45 minutes. Lift basket and
   allow solids to drain. Remove pork knuckles. Puree remaining solids
   in two batches with metal blade of food processor. Return puree to
   stock and stir ro combine. Add sherry to taste. Cut meat from ham
   hocks into small pieces and add to soup. Serve with sourdough rolls.
   From “Cuisinart Quiet Pressure Cooker Recipes”
 
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