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Dinah Shore’s Bean Soup (VRP 040)

Dinah Shore’s Bean Soup (VRP 040)

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Dinah Shore’s Bean Soup

This recipe for Dinah Shore’s Bean Soup uses mashed potatoes to thicken the soup’s liquid. A bowl of nice thick bean soup is delicious when served with fresh hot crusty bread, be sure to check out Homemade Bread Recipes to find one to serve it with.

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Dinah Shore’s Bean Soup Recipe

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Dinah Shores Bean Soup

Dinah Shore's Bean Soup


  • 1 pound of Navy or Northern Beans (2 cups)
  • Butter
  • 3 quarts water
  • 1 ham hock
  • 3 onions, chopped
  • 2 cups celery, chopped
  • 1 large clove garlic
  • 1 tomato, chopped
  • 1 cup mashed potatoes
  • 1/4 cup parsley, chopped


  1. Soak beans overnight and wash
  2. Place in butter with 3 quarts water and the ham bone and onion
  3. Cook the beans and the ham hock for 1 1/2 hours
  4. Add the rest of the ingredients and cook another hour

Dinah Shore’s Bean Soup

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