Hearty Bean Soup Mix

Susan Cutler


I love this type of thing on my pantry shelf.

I can have it anytime. Of course, it is great for gift giving also.


★★★★★ 1 vote

2 1/2 cups of soup mix


  • 1/4 c
    beef bouillon granules
  • 1/2 c
    green split peas
  • 1/4 c
    pearled barley
  • 1/4 c
    dry lentils
  • 1/3 c
    red kidney beans
  • 1/4 c
    dried onion flakes
  • 2 tsp
    dried italian seasoning
  • 1/4 c
    uncooked long-grain white rice
  • 2
    bay leaves
  • 1/2 c
    uncooked small, dry pasta

How to Make Hearty Bean Soup Mix


  1. Directions:
    In a standard Mason jar, layer the bouillon, split peas, pearled barley, lentils, kidney beans, onion flakes, Italian seasoning, rice, bay leaves and pasta. Seal tightly.
  2. To give as a gift, attach a small card with the following instructions…

    1 pound ground beef or chuck roast, cubed
    1 teaspoon kosher salt
    1/2 teaspoon freshly grated pepper
    1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
    1 tablespoon olive oil
    1 (14.5 ounce) can diced tomatoes
    1 (14.5 ounce) can tomato sauce
    2 1/2 quarts water
    1 batch dry soup mix
  3. Directions:
    Pat dry the ground beef or chopped chuck roast, then coat with salt, pepper and garlic powder.
    Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add beef and cook until no longer pink, 5-6 minutes. Add diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, water and soup mix. Bring to a boil then reduce heat to low. Cover and simmer for 1 hour, or until the pasta, peas, lentils, beans and barley are tender.

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