Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 30 mins

A hearty soup that was a favorite when I was a child. You won't believe how good this tastes from the simple ingredient list!!!!!! Kudos to my Grandmother who was a great cook. I miss you.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. add beans to pot with packing liquid. or water.
  2. Thinly slice or dice onion and add to pot.
  3. Add bay leaf, salt and pepper to taste and paprika.
  4. Bring to boil then reduce to simmer, cook for 30 minutes for fresh or 10 minutes for canned.
  5. Heat shortening or bacon grease in pan, add flour and cook rue for several minutes.
  6. Add sour cream to rue and stir until combined.
  7. Add mixture to pot.
  8. Vinegar will give the soup extra bite. Add now.
  9. Bring to a boil to thicken soup, stir well for two minutes then serve.


Most Helpful

Thank you Mark for sharing your Grandmother's recipe! Instead of water I used chicken broth and loved the addition of the sour cream and flour mixture. Very easy to make! (Made and reviewed for Pick A Chef 2007)

Cookin' Mommy May 17, 2007

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