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Dried Lima Bean Soup


  • 1 cup lima beans
  • 6 cups cold water
  • 1/2 onion sliced
  • 1/2 carrot sliced
  • 1/2 bay leaf
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon bacon fat
  • 2 tablespoons flour


Soak beans over night; drain; add cold water, onion, carrot, and bay leaf, and simmer an hour and a half or until beans are soft; press through a sieve, add milk and seasonings, and thicken with bacon fat and flour blended together. Serve with croutons.


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