Cooking liquid/Cooking liquid plus water to equal 2 quarts
12 Ounce, diced
2 Cup (32 tbs), chopped
4 Ounce, diced
2 Clove (10 gm), minced
Cooked brown rice
2 Cup (32 tbs)
1 Tablespoon (For Garnish)
In a large saucepan combine beans, liquid, potatoes, celery, onion, garlic, salt, and pepper.
Bring to a boil.
Lower heat, cover and simmer for 30 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
If desired, remove cover and cook until thickened, stirring occasionally.
Divide evenly into 8 soup bowls, each containing 1/4 cup hot rice.
Garnish each serving with chopped parsley.