Grandma Boronkay’s Bean Soup

Let ½ pound dried navy beans soak overnight in cold water. Rinse. Place beans, 2 large potatoes, cubed
and 2 large carrots, cubed and six cups water in a pot. Bring to a boil and simmer for one hour. Test
beans for doneness. Cook longer if beans are still firm. Season with salt and pepper to taste. In a small
pan, brown 1 medium chopped onion lightly in one tablespoon olive oil and one tablespoon butter. Add
2 tablespoons flour and 1 teaspoon paprika and stir well. Add onion mixture to the bean soup and stir