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Navy Bean Soup

3 cups cold baked beans
6 cups water or stock
4 tablespoons chopped onion
1/2 cup chopped celery
1-1/2 cups cooked or canned tomataoes, strained
Salt and pepper
2 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons flour
Crisp bacon

Combine the beans, water or stock, and vegetables. Bring to a boil in a heavy saucepan and simmer for 20 minutes. Put through a food mill, season to taste, and return to heat. Stir in the butter and flour, kneaded together, and stir until thickened. Serve topped with crisp crumbled bacon.

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