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       Title: French Market Soup
  Categories: Soups, Beans
       Yield: 6 servings
       2 c  French market soup mix
       2 qt Water
       1    Ham hock
   1 1/4 tb Salt
     1/4 tb Pepper
      16 oz Can whole tomatoes;
            -coarsely chopped,
            - don't drain
   1 1/2 c  Chopped onion
       1    Clove garlic; minced
       1    Chili pepper; chopped
     1/4 c  Lemon juice
   Sort and wasy 2 cups of the bean mix, place in a large heavy soup
   kettle. Cover with water that reaches 2 inches above the beans.  Soak
   overnight. The following morning: Drain the beans, and add 2 qt
   water, ham hock, salt and pepper.  Cover and bring to a boil.  Reduce
   the heat and simmer for 1 1/2 hours until beans are tender. Add
   remaining ingredients. Simmer for another 30 minutes, stirring
   occasionally. Remove ham hock from the soup, take the meat from the
   bone, chop and return to the soup.
   Makes 2 1/2 quarts of soup
   From January 1992/ FAMILY
   Shared by Robert Rostrup