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Microwave Cooked Northern Bean Soup

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Ingredients
  Northern beans 1 Pound
  Water 8 Cup (128 tbs)
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
  Meaty ham bone/Diced ham - 2 cups 2 Pound
  Onion 1 Large, chopped
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Marjoram 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Basil leaves 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Bay leaf 1
  Celery stalks 2 (1/4-inch slices)
  Carrots 2 Large, thinly sliced
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Into a 5-quart casserole, add in the Northern Beans, water and salt. Let the casserole rest overnight. You may even rehydrate the soaked beans.

MAKING
2) Next, add in the ham, onion, salt, pepper, marjoram, basil leaves and bay leaf.
3) Mix, cover and microwave on HIGH for 40 minutes. Stir in between a few times. The beans must become slightly tender and not completely soft.
4) Pull the bone out of the soup. Dice the meat up and transfer back into the casserole.
5) Next, add in the celery and carrots. Cover and cook on HIGH for 30 minutes. Stir in between a few times.
6) The vegetables and beans must be soft enough to your liking.
7) Fish out the bay leaf before serving the soup.

SERVING
8) Serve the Northern Bean Soup garnished with chopped parsley leaves.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Microwaving
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Bean
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Cook Time: 
70 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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