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Westphalian Blindhuhn

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Ingredients
  Dried great northern beans 1⁄2 Pound
  Water 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Bacon slab 1⁄3 Pound
  Carrots 4 Medium, sliced
  Potatoes 2 , cubed
  Tart apples 2 , peeled, cored, and quartered
  Pears 2 , peeled, cored, and quartered
  Sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
  Green beans 1 Cup (16 tbs), cut into 1-inch pieces
Directions

GETTING READY
1) In a slow cooker, soak beans in water overnight.
2) Do not drain the water.

MAKING
3) Put the bacon in the slow cooker.
4) Put the lid on and cook over high heat for 2 to 3 hours, until tender.
5) Stir in the carrots, potatoes, fruits, and seasoning in the bean mixture.
6) Put the lid on and simmer for 8 hours, until tender.
7) Mix in the green beans, during last 10 minutes of cooking.
8) Take the bacon out of the bean mixture and slice thinly.

SERVING
9) Serve the soup hot with bacon placed on the rim of the soup bowls.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
German
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Bean
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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