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Bean Soup

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Ingredients
  Dry navy beans 1 Pound, soaked overnight in water to cover, drained
  Water 2 Quart
  Meaty ham bone/Ham pieces 1 Pound
  Salt To Taste
  Onion 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
  Bay leaf 1
  Celery leaves 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

MAKING
1. In a large slow-cooking pot or a crock pot, combine all the ingredients.
2. Give a good stir to mix well then cover pot with its lid.
3. Allow the ingredients to cook on HIGH for 5 to 6 hours or if you are in now hurry, cook on LOW for 10 to 12 hours.
4. Carefully lift out the ham bone and place on a platter and allow it to cool slightly until easy to handle.
5. Shred the meat off bone.
6. Add shredded chunks of meat into the soup.
7. Use a slotted spoon to remove the bay leaf, peppercorns and celery sprigs before serving soup.

SERVING
8. Ladle the hot soup with beans and meat into 8 warmed soup plates or bowls.
9. Serve with crusty bread if you like.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Slow Cooked
Dish: 
Soup
Interest: 
Holiday
Ingredient: 
Ham
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
360 Minutes
Ready In: 
365 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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