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                               CALDO GALLEGO
 
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   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1       lb           Medium sized white beans
    2 1/2   qt           Water
      1/2   lb           Salt pork,cubed
    1       ea           Meaty ham bone or smoked
                         -pork hock
    6       sm           White potatoes, peeled and
                         -diced
    1       bn           Collards, mustard greens or
                         -spinach
    4       ea           Spanish sausages [chorizos]
                         Salt if needed
                         -----PREPARATION-----
    1       ea           Rinse beans, cover with 6
                         -cups of water in a large
                         Kettle, soak overnight.
    2       ea           When ready to cook , add
                         -additional 1 quart water
                          -- ¥
                         the salt pork and ham bone
    3       ea           Bring to a boil. Cover,
                         -reduce heat and simmer
 
   about 2 1/2 hours or until beans are tender. 4. Add
   potatoes and collards or mustard greens [If using
   spinach add later with the chorizos]. Simmer 20
   minutes. 5. Cut chorizos in 1-inch pieces. Add to
   beans and cook 10 min longer. Taste and add salt if
   necessary [ I doubt it]. If too salty, add additional
   water. 6. Remove ham bone. Cut off meat and return
   meat to stew. Serve in soup bowls. Caldo Gallego
  
 
 
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