*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                               Nine Bean Soup
 
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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : American                         Beans
                 Beef                             Pork & Ham
                 Poultry                          Soups And Stews
                 Vegetables
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1      package       Nine Bean Soup Mix
    1      quart         water
    2      teaspoons     salt -- optional
    1                    turkey leg OR
                         ham bone & scraps OR
    1 1/2  pounds        chuck roast
    1      can           tomatoes--28 oz -- chopped
    1      large         onion -- chopped
    1      teaspoon      chili powder OR
    2      teaspoons     dried herbs (thyme, savory, etc)
    2      teaspoons     lemon juice
                         brown sugar -- to taste
      1/4  cup           small pasta
 
 Soak the beans overnight in water and salt.  Next day, pour off the water
 and add two quarts fresh water and the meat, and bring to a boil over high
 heat.  Reduce heat and simmer, covered for two hours.   Add the tomatoes and
 onion, chili powder or herbs and the remaining ingredients.  Cook 1 hour
 more.  If the soup gets too thick, add broth or water.  Remove the meat,
 Chop it in bite size pieces, and return to soup.  
 
 This freezes well 
 
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