Old Fashioned Bean Soup
Wash 5 pounds large white beans.
Let soak in 4 gallons water overnight.
2 meaty ham bones
3 c. onion, chopped fine
4 bay leaves
6 minced garlic cloves
Bring to boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 2 hours
or until beans are almost tender.
1 qt. mashed potatoes
1 qt. thinly sliced celery
1 qt. diced carrots
Season and simmer 1 hour. Remove ham bone, cut off and
dice meat; add to soup. Heat to boiling point. Serve.
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