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Bean Soup this recipe: Print
Bean Soup course: Soup/Zuppa
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cooking technique: Simmer
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preparation time: 3 hours / serves: 6 servings

veronica says
Great recipe for bean soup!


1 Large onion
1 Can of tomatoes
1 Red pepper or 1tsp chili powder
juice of 1 lemon
salt and pepper to taste


Wash beans thoroughly. Place in large kettle, cover with water, add 2 tsp of salt and soak overnight. In the morning drain, add 2 qts water and some ham. Bring to a boil, then simmer slowly 2 1/2 to 3 hours.

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