Bonnie's StoryGive the gift of Bean Soup Mix!
Place the ingredients in a pretty container with the recipe instructions, and you will give a gift that will be appreciated! You can use any combination of legumes, beans, and split peas in this delicious soup mix recipe.
cups dried yellow split peas
cups green dried split peas
cups dried lima beans
cups dried pinto beans
cups dried great northern beans
cup instant minced onions
teaspoons ground cumin
teaspoon dried marjoram leaves
teaspoons garlic powder
teaspoon onion salt
1How to make the home made bean soup:
Combine all beans in a large jar with screw top lid. Place onions and remaining ingredients in a small plastic bag and place on top of beans in jar. Seal jar and store in cool dry place. Makes enough for 6 batches of soup.
To use mix:
8 cups water
1/6 Hearty Bean Soup Mix
1 cup chopped carrots
1 cup chopped celery
12 sun-dried tomatoes, chopped
1 ham bone
Combine water and soup mix in large stockpot. Bring to a boil over high heat and boil for 2 minutes. Remove from heat. Cover and let stand for 1 hour.
Add remaining ingredients to soup. Heat to boiling. Then cover pan, reduce heat to low, and simmer soup for 2 hours or until beans are tender. Skim fat and remove ham bone. Remove meat from bone and return to soup. Heat until hot and serve. 6 servings.
2Cook's Tip: Makes a wonderful gift for someone!