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    Ham & Bean Soup

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    List of Ingredients

    3 quarts water

    1 - 3 to 4 lb. meaty ham end or several ham hocks

    1 large onion - chopped

    1 cup finely chopped celery

    2 to 3 medium potatoes - peeled & diced

    1 1/2 tsp. salt

    1/2 tsp. pepper


    Rinse beans. Combine beans and water in a large pot. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 4 to 5 minutes.

    Remove from heat. Cover and let stand 2 hours. Drain, then rinse beans. Add 3 quarts fresh water, ham & remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil; reduce heat; Cover and simmer for 3 to 4 hours or until beans are tender. Remove ham from bone; discard all bone and excess fat Chop ham and return to pot. Cook an additional 1/2 hour before serving.




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