BLACK BEAN SOUP

BLACK BEAN SOUP

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • 12-oz. pkg. black turtle beans

  • 6

    cups Homemade Chicken

  • Broth *

  • 2

    tablespoons margarine or

  • butter

  • 1

    cup chopped onions

  • 1

    cup chopped celery

  • 1

    cup shredded carrots

  • 1

    cup shredded potatoes

  • 1

    bay leaf

  • 1

    teaspoon salt

  • ½

    teaspoon garlic powder

  • ½

    teaspoon oregano

  • ¼

    teaspoon pepper

  • 3

    tablespoons lemon juice

  • Lemon slices. if desired

Directions

In 6-quart Dutch oven or large deep pot. cover beans with water; soak overnight or at least 12 hours. Drain beans. Return beans to Dutch oven; add chicken broth. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer covered 1 ½ to 2 hours. In large skillet. melt margarine. Saute onions. celery and carrots for 3 to 5 minutes or until crisp-tender. Add sauteed vegetables and remaining ingredients. except lemon juice and sliced lemon. to beans; stir well. Simmer covered an additional 45 to 60 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Just before serving. stir in lemon juice. Garnish with lemon slices. 6 (1 1/2 -cup] servings. TIP: • Canned chicken broth can be used; however. it can be high in sodium. If used. salt can be omitted from recipe.


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