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Black Bean Potage

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Ingredients
  Bacon slices 8 , finely chopped
  Onion 1 Cup (16 tbs), finely chopped
  Leeks 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), finely chopped
  Carrots 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Butter 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Canned black beans 1 Pound
  Ham bone 1
  Chicken broth 3 Quart
  Mustard greens 2 Cup (32 tbs), chopped
  Frankfurters 8 , skinned and sliced
  Hashish 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon (Optional)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

Fry bacon with onions, leeks and carrots.
Cook until limp, about 10 minutes.
If it becomes dry, add butter to avoid burning.
Add black beans with ham bone and broth.
Cook 1 hour.
Add mustard greens.
Cook 1 1/2 hours.
Remove ham bone.
Divide soup in half.
Blend half in blender with hashish.
Mix into remaining half.
Cut meat from bone in very fine pieces.
Add to soup.
Add frankfurters.
Boil 5 minutes.
Season lightly with salt and pepper to taste.
Serve in heated soup tureen with buttered croutons.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Simmering
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
165 Minutes
Ready In: 
180 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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