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Ham Bone Summer Soup

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Ingredients
  Ham bone 1 (With Some Meat Left On)
  Tomatoes 1 Quart
  Butter beans 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Corn 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Potatoes 3 Medium, diced
  Green beans 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), broken up
  Green peas 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Onions 2 Large
  Celery stalks 4 , cut into pieces
  Sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
  Egg 1
  Milk 1 Tablespoon
  Flour 1 Teaspoon
Directions

Put on ham bone in about 1 pint of cold water.
Let boil; add vegetables cut in desired pieces, except corn.
Allow to simmer 3 or 4 hours, until vegetables are tender.
Fifteen minutes before serving add fresh or canned corn.
Just before serving make a thin paste of the flour, milk, and beaten egg; stir into soup.
This makes a rich thickener, which is optional.

Recipe Summary

Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Soup
Interest: 
Summer
Ingredient: 
Ham

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