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Scaled-Down U.S. Senate Bean Soup serves 6 (1 1/2 cup)
From Cooking Healthy Across America

20 oz (two 16 oz cans) navy beans, rinsed and drained
2 cups (one 16 oz can) Healthy Request Chicken Broth
2 cups water
1 full cup (6 oz) diced Dubuque 97% f/f ham or any extra lean ham
1 cup finely chopped onion
1 cup finely chopped celery
1 cup shredded carrots
1 1/2 cups (8 oz) diced cooked potatoes
1/2 tsp. dried minced garlic
2 tsp. dried parsley flakes
1/8 tsp. black pepper
1 bay leaf (Optional)

In a large saucepan, combine navy beans, chicken broth, water, ham, onion, celery and carrots. Bring mixture to a boil. Stir in potatoes, garlic, parsley flakes, blk pepper and bay leaf. Lower heat, cover and simmer for 30 min. Just before serving, discard bay leaf, if used.

Each serving equals:
HE: 2 1/3 protein, 1 Vegetable, 1/3 bread, 5 optional calories

161 cal, 1g fat, 9g protein, 29g carbo, 631mg sodium, 66mg calcium, 7g fiber

Diabetic: 1 1/2 meat, 1 1/2 starch, 1 vegetable

Ann in San Diego

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