Friendship Bean Soup

Friendship Bean Soup Recipe

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Lynnda Cloutier


This makes a lovely gift. I've made lots of these before, with different variations. In this economy, it's a real hit.Source: Unknown


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    1 cup friendship bean soup mix, recipe follows
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    4 cups water
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    1 slice bacon, chopped
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    1 onion, chopped
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    1 clove garlic
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    1 can tomatoes with green chilies, 10 oz. such as rotel
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    8 oz. ham or smoked sausage, chopped
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    salt and pepper to taste

How to Make Friendship Bean Soup


  1. Mix Friendship bean soup mix and water in large pan. soak for 8 to 12 hours. Add bacon, onion and garlic. Cook for 1 1/2 hours. Stir in tomatoes with green chiles and ham. Cook for 1 hour or until beans are tender. Season with salt and pepper.
    Friendship Bean Soup Mix:
    1 pkg (1 lb.) of 5 or 6 of the following:
    Red kidney beans
    Small white beans
    Split green peas
    Black eyed peas
    Pinto beans
    Black beans
    Lima beans
    Navy beans
    Mix the beans and peas in large bowl. Fill pint jars with the bean mixture. Cover, tie one ribbons and give as gifts to friends.

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About Friendship Bean Soup

Course/Dish: Bean Soups

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