Senate Bean Soup Recipe

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Senate Bean Soup
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  1. In a large pot or Dutch oven, soak beans overnight in 6 cups of water (or bring to a boil, boil 3 minutes, remove from heat, and let stand, covered, for 1 hour).
  2. Add remaining 4 cups of water, the ham hock, bay leaf, and pepper; bring to a boil.
  3. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 1 1/4 hours or until beans are almost tender.
  4. Stir in remaining ingredients; cover; cook 20-30 minutes more or until beans are tender.
  5. Discard bay leaf before serving soup.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 288.69 Kcal (1209 kJ)
Calories from fat 24.52 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2.72g 4%
Cholesterol 5.01mg 2%
Sodium 423.3mg 18%
Potassium 1016.61mg 22%
Total Carbs 50g 17%
Sugars 4.55g 18%
Dietary Fiber 19.42g 78%
Protein 18.6g 37%
Vitamin C 6mg 10%
Iron 4.2mg 23%
Calcium 178.8mg 18%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 54.78 Kcal (229 kJ)
Calories from fat 4.65 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.52g 4%
Cholesterol 0.95mg 2%
Sodium 80.32mg 18%
Potassium 192.9mg 22%
Total Carbs 9.49g 17%
Sugars 0.86g 18%
Dietary Fiber 3.68g 78%
Protein 3.53g 37%
Vitamin C 1.1mg 10%
Iron 0.8mg 23%
Calcium 33.9mg 18%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 5.2
  • 6

Good Points

  • low fat,
  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium,
  • cholesterol free,
  • good source of fiber

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