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Pinto Bean Soup

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Ingredients
  Pinto beans 5⁄8 Cup (10 tbs)
  Water 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Beef shanks 1 Pound
  Onion 1⁄2 Medium, sliced
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Thyme 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Bay leaf 1
  Carrot 1 Medium, diced
Directions

1. Place beans in large soup pot with water. Boil 2 minutes; cover; remove from heat; let stand 1 hour.
2. Cut meat into small cubes. Brown slowly in skillet with onion.
3. Add shank bones and remaining ingredients, except carrots, to beans. Simmer 1 hour or until beans are tender. Remove bones and bay leaf.
4. Add carrot. Simmer 30 minutes or until tender.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Bean
Interest: 
Everyday

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