Recipe courtesy of Paula Deen
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Senate Bean Soup
Total:
3 hr 25 min
Active:
10 min
Yield:
12 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
3 hr 25 min
Active:
10 min
Yield:
12 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Directions

Rinse the beans in hot water until they are white. Place them in a stockpot, add the water, and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer for 3 hours. Heat the butter in a small skillet over medium heat. Saute the onion until lightly browned. Add the onion to the pot of beans. Remove 2 cups of the bean mixture, puree in a blender, and return to the soup. Add to ham to soup mixture. Just before serving, season the soup with salt and pepper, to taste. Garnish with parsley.

*Cook's note: This recipe can also be made with ham hock.

Pairs well with Merlot

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