French Market Soup Recipe

Step 1

Sort and wash 2 cups of the bean mix, place in a large heavy soup kettle. Cover with water that reaches 2 inches above the beans. Soak overnight. The following morning: Drain the beans, and add 2 qt water, ham hock, salt and pepper. Cover and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer for 1 1/2 hours until beans are tender. Add remaining ingredients. Simmer for another 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove ham hock from the soup, take the meat from the bone, chop and return to the soup.

Makes 2 1/2 quarts of soup

From January 1992/ FAMILY

Shared by Robert Rostrup

Things You'll Need

  • 2c French market soup mix
  • 2qt Water
  • 1 Ham hock
  • 1 1/4tb Salt
  • 1/4tb Pepper
  • 16oz Can whole tomatoes;
  • -coarsely chopped,
  • - don't drain
  • 1 1/2c Chopped onion
  • 1 Clove garlic; minced
  • 1 Chili pepper; chopped
  • 1/4c Lemon juice

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