always better when its homemade

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By Jamie Franks
from Lake Milton, OH

I love this soup and when I was growing up I only got it in a can (bean and bacon soup) but when I started cooking I found recipes but they did not taste like I remember so I came up with this one and I really love it and I hope you will too.

serves 4-6
prep time 15 Min
cook time 3 Hr 30 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For always better when its homemade

  • 2 c
    dry navy beans
  • 1/2 lb
    browned bacon (crumbled up and set aside)
  • 3 sm
    carrots, minced
  • 3 stalk
    celery with leaves minced
  • 1
    med. onion minced
  • 2-4
    cloves of garlic minced
  • 1/2 tsp
    thyme
  • 6 oz
    tomato paste
  • dash
    red pepper flakes
  • 6 c
    water
  • 2 c
    ham stock water
  • 1 Tbsp
    wine vinegar
  • 3-4
    drops of liquid smoke
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 Tbsp
    sugar
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How To Make always better when its homemade

  • 1
    Soak your beans overnight and discard water. Place all ingredients EXCEPT wine vinegar, liquid smoke, and salt and pepper and sugar in a large kettle
  • 2
    Simmer till beans are tender, Mine took about 3 1/2 hours. Puree 2 cups of the soup and return it to the kettle.
  • 3
    Now add wine vinegar and liquid smoke and sugar. Mix well, then season soup with salt and pepper to your liking. That's it

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