1Mix 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
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.