Monday, October 12, 2009

Homemade Bean Soup!

Homemade Bean Soup

16 Bean Soup Mix (or 2-3 cans Great Northern beans)

can of chopped tomatoes

2 Grated carrots

chopped ham / bacon

1 chopped onion minced garlic (browned in olive oil)

chopped potato

Rinse and soak beans in large pan overnight, if using dry beans. Drain and rinse the beans.

Add 6 cups of water and simmer 1 ½  hours. Add spice packet or flavorings of choice.

Add any optional ingredients. Can puree ½ of bean mixture and use milk if want it creamier.

Simmer for another hour or so.

This is for those cold days 'Up North'.

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