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Microwave Butter Bean Soup

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Ingredients
  Butter beans 8 Ounce
  Soda bicarbonate/Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Butter 1 Ounce
  Chopped onions 8 Ounce
  Streaky bacon 2 Ounce, chopped
  Hot chicken stock 1 Pint
  Mixed herbs 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
  Single cream 1⁄4 Pint (Thin Variety)
  Chopped parsley 1 Tablespoon
Directions

MAKING
1) In a large bowl filled with plenty of water, soak the butter beans with a teaspoon of bicarbonate of soda. Let the beans soak for 12 hours. Drain and keep aside.
2) In a deep casserole, melt the butter. Add in the chopped onions and bacon. Saute a while before covering and cooking for 5 minutes. Stir once in between.
3) Next, toss in the drained butter beans.
4) Sprinkle the mixed herbs, salt and pepper. Cook for about 20 minutes while stirring once in between.
5) Let the soup rest in the casserole for 15 minutes.

SERVING
6) Before serving, stir in the cream. Pour into individual soup bowls.
7) Garnish with chopped parsley leaves.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Stewed
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Bean
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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