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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 14
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 133.3
  • Total Fat: 1.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 13.6 mg
  • Sodium: 430.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 25.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 12.0 g
  • Protein: 13.6 g

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Healthy Senate Bean Soup

Submitted by: AKASHA66

Introduction

They serve this every day in the Senate. It is long to make, but cheap, healthy and copious and freezes well. They serve this every day in the Senate. It is long to make, but cheap, healthy and copious and freezes well.
Number of Servings: 14

Ingredients

    1 pound dried navy or other white beans
    400 gr ham, or a meaty ham bone
    3 med onions, chopped
    4 cloves garlic, minced
    3 celery ribs, minced
    .5 cup instant potato flakes
    .25 cup fresh parsley, minced
    salt and pepper or boullion cube to taste.
    3 quarts water

Directions

Makes about 14 cups.

Put dry beans and enough water to cover in pot. Bring to boil, boil 2 minutes, remove from heat, soak 1 hour.
Drain and rinse.
Use a big pot, add beans, ham bone or ham, 3 quarts water, boil, reduce, cover, simmer 2 hours.
Add rest of ingredients, salt and pepper to taste. Simmer 1 hour.
If using ham bone, take out, cut off meat, return to pot.
Serve.

I give 2 cup servings, but double nutritional info as it is figured on 1 cup servings.

Number of Servings: 14

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user AKASHA66.






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