1 lb Great Northern Beans, dry *
2 Chicken (or Veg) Bouillon Cubes
2 Onions, finely diced
1 t. Garlic Powder
1 Bay Leaf
Crispy Bacon as garnish, if desired (Turkey bacon works really well, I just fooled my hubby with it!:)
*Either soak beans overnight or bring them to a boil in 8 c. of water and then take off the heat and let soak for 1 hour.
1. Combine 8 c. water, soaked beans, bouillon, onions, garlic powder and bay leaf in large pot. Bring to boil, then let simmer for 1 hour covered and 30 minutes uncovered.
2. Serve hot, with bacon if desired.