*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                            Charleston Okra Soup
 
 Recipe By     : Charleston Receipts
 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :2:00
 Categories    : Soup                             Vegetable
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1      large         beef bone plenty of meat
    2      medium        onions -- chopped
    3      pounds        okra -- chopped
                         salt and pepper
                         bay leaf
    3      quarts        water
    1      piece         bacon
    8      large         fresh tomato or 2 large cans
 
 Cook meat in water slowly for 2 hours. Add okra, bacon and peeled tomatoes,
 bay leaf, onions, salt and pepper to taste, let cook another 2 hours, add more
 water if needed. Hot rice and cornsticks are usually served with this dish
 
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