Senate Bean Soup
This recipe for Senate Bean Soup is served every day at the Senate restaurant and has been on the menu since the early 20th century. If you are looking for something to serve it with, be sure to check out Homemade Bread Recipes.
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Senate Bean Soup Recipe
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- 2 pounds small navy beans
- 4 quarts hot water
- 1 1/2 pounds smoked ham hocks
- 2 onions, chopped
- Salt and Pepper
- Wash and sort beans and run through hot water until beans are white again.
- Put in a pot with hot water.
- Add ham hocks and simmer, covered, about 3 hours.
- Braise chopped onion in a little butter, and when brown, add to soup.
- Season with salt and pepper to taste.