French Market Soup

French Market Soup

French Market Soup

Ingredients:-

  •  Assorted dried beans and peas
  •  Ham Hock
  •  1  can  tomatoes -- (28 oz.)
  •  2 Onions -- chopped
  •  4 stalks  celery -- chopped
  •  2 cloves  garlic -- minced
  •  Salt and pepper to taste
  •  Bay leaves
  •  Thyme
  •  Basil
  •  1  pound  sausage -- sliced
  •  2 boneless Chicken breast
  •  1/2  cup  red wine
  •  1/2  cup  chopped parsley

 

Method:-

  1. Wash beans, cover with water and soak overnight.
  2. Drain beans, and add 3 quarts water, ham hock, bay leaves, thyme, and basil and simmer 21/2 to 3 hours.
  3. Add tomatoes, onion, celery, salt, pepper and simmer 11/2 hours.
  4. Add sausage, chicken and simmer 30 to 40 minutes.
  5. Before serving add wine and parsley.

 

NOTE:  If refrigerated for at least a day before serving the flavor is enhanced.