"Starr Recipes from Greystone" -- Senate Bean Soup

As Seen on 6 News at Noon, September 30, 2003

"Starr Recipes from Greystone" -- Senate Bean Soup

Ingredients

1 lb. dried beans – great northern, navy or marrow
water to make 5 quarts
Smoked ham bone
3 medium potatoes, cooked and mashed
1 cup chopped onion
1 cup chopped celery
2 cloves garlic, minced

Directions

Soak beans overnight in water to cover. 

Next morning add enough water for the beans, soaking liquid and added water to equal 5 quarts. Add the ham bone and simmer for about 2 hours or until beans begin to mush. 

Add cooked and mashed potatoes, onion, celery and garlic. Simmer for 1 hour. 

Remove bone, cut up meat and return to soup. Season to taste with salt and pepper. 

Makes about four-and-a-half quarts.

Mary Starr This recipe is one of many cooking legend and favorite television host Mary Starr shared on WATE 6. Her cookbook is no longer in print.
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