*SIMPLE* "15" Bean Soup

*SIMPLE* "15" Bean Soup


""15" Bean soup! (Actually, only 14.) Adapted from NO ONE, I brewed this one up last night all by myself!"
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  1. Allow beans to soak in 2 cups of warm water in a spacious pot for around 25 minutes.
  2. Bring the soaking water and beans to a boil for 5 minutes, then remove the pot from heat and cover.
  3. Let the beans sit for 1 hour, or until the water is warm, but not scorching.
  4. Add 1 cup of water and 1 cup of broth to the beans and bring back to a boil. Add in spices of choice. Omit chili powder at your own risk!
  5. Once a rapid boil is achieved, lower heat to medium-low. The soup should remain boiling.
  6. While the beans cook, chop up the carrots, celery, and onion. I like to chop the carrots the long way first, then across. I do the same with the celery if the stalks are big enough.
  7. Once the beans have absorbed most of the liquid, add in 1-2 cups of water and the carrots and onion.
  8. When the soup is thickening again, add 1 more cup of water and the celery. Let this simmer for a while.
  9. At the very end, add the remaining 2 cups of chicken broth and stir. Set the burner very low and cover until your personal desired thickness is reached. If the soup is too watery, add 2-3 tablespoons of flour.


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