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Captain John McCrea's Navy Bean Soup

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Old 10th September 2013, 18:24
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Captain John McCrea's Navy Bean Soup

Captain John McCrea's Navy Bean Soup. Capt. McCrea was the first captain of USS Iowa.

Ingredients

1 lb. white Navy beans
1 ham hock
2 onions chopped
1 carrot chopped
2 celery stalks with tops chopped
2 bay leaves, thyme or other spices to taste
2 garlic cloves crushed
1 lg. can crushed tomatoes
Chicken broth as needed for thickness




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Combine all ingredients; bring to boil, set aside for an hour to soften the beans. Follow by cooking covered on low heat until done. Season to taste after cooking.
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Old 10th September 2013, 23:49
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good day jamesgpobog.today.03:24 re:captain john mccrea's navy bean soup.thank you for the ingredients.looks like a healthy dish.another gem from the uss iowa.keep posting regards ben27
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Old 11th September 2013, 14:35
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Very similar to our own "Pea-Wack"....Split pea soup, green or yellow.
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Old 18th September 2013, 12:07
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My missus` 3 beans soup with chillis,
unbeatable she made a big pot for the pun.no-one bought any so i had it for lunch 3 days on the run(or trot)then she stopped me saying it was past its best,I thought it was still great.
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Old 18th September 2013, 12:29
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Who wants something that's bean soup?
I want to know what it is now!
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