Bill's Navy Bean Soup

Bill's Navy Bean Soup Recipe

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Ingredients

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2/3 c
navy beans
2
celery stalks
2
carrots
1/2
onion, chopped
2
ham hocks
salt
5/8 tsp
pepper
3 Tbsp
butter
3 Tbsp
flour

How to Make Bill's Navy Bean Soup

Step-by-Step

  • 1Pick over the dried beans and discard any debris.
  • 2Wash and drain and put beans in a large pot and cover with water.
  • 3Let stand 8 hours or overnight.
  • 4The next day, chop celery, carrots and onions into 1/4-inch pieces. (This is easier with a food
    processor).
  • 5Drain beans and add vegetables, 5 cups water, ham hocks or ham bone, and pepper to taste and add salt if you wish.
  • 6Bring to a simmer and cook over low heat for 3 hours or until beans are tender.
  • 7Remove ham hocks and set aside to cool.
  • 8Remove meat from bones and cut meat into half-inch pieces.
  • 9Put 2 cups of the soup into a blender along with the butter and flour; puree.
  • 10Pour this puree back in pan.
  • 11Puree more of the soup if you prefer a smoother texture and add the chopped ham pieces back into the soup.
  • 12Simmer for 15-20 minutes until soup is slightly thickened.
  • 13Good when sprinkled with a few drops of hot pepper sauce just before serving.

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About Bill's Navy Bean Soup

Course/Dish: Bean Soups
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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