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Navy Bean Soup
from Vegetarian Resource Center - Boston, USA

  • 2 cups cooked navy beans with their liquid.
  • 1/2 cup diced celery
  • 3/4 cup diced carrot
  • 3/4 cup diced onion
  • 1 t of smoke oil or other comparable smoke flavoring
  • 1/4 t black pepper
  • 1t granulated garlic
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 small diced tomato
  • 1/2 cup white flour*
  • 1/8 cup vegetable oil*
  • Salt to taste**
Mix all ingredients except the beans, vegetable oil, flour, and salt in a stock pot and bring to a boil.
once boiling add the beans and thier liquid.
mix the flour and oil together (roux) and crumble the mixture into the boiling soup while stirring it briskly
( it should thicken before your very eyes...)

* the Roux (flour and oil are optional)

** Salt to taste while the Soup thickens.