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Ham, Beans & Okra Soup

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  Lean beef chuck 2 Pound, diced (Raw)
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Pound
  Tomatoes 12 Large, peeled and diced
  Okra 1 1⁄2 Pound, cut into thin slices, crosswise (Fresh Or Frozen)
  Boiling water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cooked lima beans 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Boiled cured ham 1 Pound, diced
  Toasted croutons/Bread cut into small squares 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

In deep kettle, brown meat in butter.
Add tomatoes and okra.
Cover with boiling water and simmer, covered, over medium heat for 1 hour.
Then add 4 cups boiling water.
Bring to boiling point.
Lower heat and simmer, covered, stirring frequently.
Skim soup as it boils.
Cook until okra and tomatoes are soft.
Add the cooked Lima beans and diced ham.
Season with salt and pepper.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4952 Calories from Fat 2726

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 305 g469.4%

Saturated Fat 139 g694.8%

Trans Fat 0.3 g

Cholesterol 1137.4 mg379.1%

Sodium 4738.8 mg197.5%

Total Carbohydrates 232 g77.3%

Dietary Fiber 74.4 g297.8%

Sugars 76.4 g

Protein 340 g679.1%

Vitamin A 472% Vitamin C 701.5%

Calcium 103.6% Iron 183.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Ham, Beans & Okra Soup Recipe