Old Fashioned Bean Soup

Old Fashioned Bean Soup

Source: ontariobeans.ca

Yield: Makes 12 servings

Nutrition (For 1 serving)

Calories 101;
Protein 6.4 g;
Fat 1.4 g;
Carbohydrates 16.1 g;
Total Dietary Fibre 5.4 g;
1 lbdry WHITE PEA BEANS500 g
3 quartswater3 L
1smoked ham hocks or meaty ham bone1
1 tbsponion, minced15 mL
1/2 tspcelery salt2 mL
1/2 tspdry mustard2 mL
2 tspsalt10 mL
1 tbspchopped parsley15 mL

Wash beans. Soak beans in water overnight. Do not drain. Add ham hocks or bone, onion and celery salt. Cook beans until very soft, 2 1/2 – 3 hours. Remove hocks or bone. Take off meat. Chop. Set aside. Bruise beans with a large spoon, enough to cloud. Add meat, mustard, salt and pepper. Reheat, garnish with parsley.