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Northern Bean Soup (VRP 096)

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Bean Soup (VRP 96)


  • 2 cups northern beans
  • 3 qt water
  • 1 [ham] bone, bacon
  • rinds or salt pork
  • 1 large onion
  • ½ tsp sugar
  • ½ cup chopped celery
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp pepper


  1. Soak beans overnight in 3 quarts water.
  2. Add the meat, onion, sugar & celery.
  3. Cover & simmer 2-3 hrs or until done.
  4. Add pepper & salt.
  5. Soup may be diluted with milk or water if desired.


8-10 servings.

Bean Soup

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