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Old-fashioned bean soup

Recipe from: 6/1/1998 12:00:00 AM
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Ingredients 11
Servings 4
Time 15 minutes


  • 410
    white kidney beans
  • 2
    weak beef stock
  • 500
    beef shin
  • 100
    rindless streaky bacon, chopped
  • 1
    onion, chopped
  • 1
    turnip, finely chopped
  • 2
    carrots, chopped
  • 1
    large ripe tomato, skinned and finely chopped
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 75
  • 5
    lemon juice


2 hours 30 minutes
Drain the beans and place in a large saucepan with the stock, beef shin and bacon. Cover and simmer gently for an hour. Add the onion, turnip and carrot and cook for a further hour. Remove the bones and fat and discard. Add the tomato and seasoning and simmer for 10 minutes. Add the brandy and lemon juice before serving.

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