Hearty Bean Stew

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READY IN: 2hrs 15mins
SERVES: 20
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Follow instructions on the beans to reconstitute them.
  • Save the water on the last rinse for the soup.
  • In a large pot render the bacon until quite crisp, not burned.
  • Add in onion, celery, peppers and mushrooms.
  • Cook over low to medium heat until very soft and fragrant.
  • Pour in stock and beans (with their water) Add herbs and spices; take it easy, you can always add more.
  • Simmer over low heat for about an hour.
  • Add tomatoes, taste and adjust seasonings.
  • Boil water for the pasta in another large pot.
  • Cook the pasta about half way, drain and add to first pot.
  • Bring to a boil and cook noodles all the way.
  • Be sure not to ruin the beans by boiling too long.
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