Friendship Bean Soup Recipe

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Friendship Bean Soup

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


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
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.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Bean Soups