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                           Creole White Bean Soup
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Creole                           Soups
                 Gumbos
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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     1/2 c  Minced onion
 
     1/2 c  Minced celery
 
     1/4 c  Chopped bell pepper
 
       2 tb Butter or margarine
 
   1 1/2 lb Ham,1 cubes
 
       1 lb Smoked sausage,1/2 slices
 
       1 cn Tomato sauce (8oz)
 
       2 cn Navy beans w/bacon (16oz)
 
       4 c  Water
 
            Salt
 
            Black pepper
 
  
 
   1. In large saucepan, cook onion, celery and bell pepper in butter until
 
   soft.
 
   2. Add ham and tomato sauce; simmer 15 to 20 minutes.
 
   3. In separate saucepan, bring navy beans with bacon to boil.
 
   4. Puree beans and their liquid in a food processor or blender; add to ham
 
   mixture.
 
   5. Add the water; season to taste and simmer for 1 hour. Serve piping hot.
 
  
 
 
 
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