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Winter Garbure

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Ingredients
  Great northern beans 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Water 8 Cup (128 tbs)
  Smoked pork rump/Meaty ham bone 1 1⁄2 Pound
  Garlic cloves 5 Large
  Thyme 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Parsley 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Marjoram 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Potatoes 5 , peeled and sliced
  Green beans/Peas 2 Cup (32 tbs) (Fresh Or Frozen)
  Green cabbage 1⁄2 Medium, washed and shredded
  Salt To Taste
  Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
  Dry whole wheat bread slice 10
  Grated swiss cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

Soak beans in water overnight.
Bring beans and liquid, pork rump, garlic, and herbs to a boil in a large heavy soup kettle or Dutch oven.
Reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 1 1/2 hours.
Add potatoes and cook another 30 minutes.
Finally, add cabbage and green beans and additional liquid, if needed.
Simmer until vegetables are tender.
Remove meat to serve separately.
Taste and correct seasonings.
Ladle soup into ovenproof bowls, placing bread slices on top.
Sprinkle Swiss cheese on top and place under broiler until cheese is melted and browned.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Browned
Interest: 
Winter
Ingredient: 
Bean
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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