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       Title: Frankfuter Bohnensuppe (Bean Soup with Frankfurter
  Categories: German, Soups/stews, Beef, Beans
       Yield: 4 servings
  
       1 lb Navy beans; dried                   8 c  Water
       3 c  Beef broth                          1 ea Carrot; chopped
       1 ea Celery, chopped                     4 ea Bacon; strips, cubed
       2 ea Onions; small, chopped              1 ts Salt
     1/4 ts Pepper; white                       6 ea Frankfurters, sliced *
       2 tb Parsley; chopped               
  
   *  Note:  Use the real Frankfurters in this recipe and not the hot dogs!
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   Soak beans overnight.  In a 3-quart saucepan bring beans, water and beef
   froth to a boil.  Cook for about 1 hour.  Add carrot and celery and
   continue cooking for 30 minutes.  In a separate frypan cook the bacon until
   transparent.  Add the onions; cook until golden.  Set aside. Mash soup
   through a sieve or food mill.  Return to pan and add the bacon onion
   mixture, salt and pepper.  Add frankfurters; reheat about 5 minutes.
   Sprinkle soup with chopped parsley and serve.
  
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