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Bean Soup Mix

Serves: 22
Total Calories: 160


* See note below.
1 pound black beans dried
1 pound blackeyed pea, dried
1 pound frozen green peas split dried
1 pound dried
1 pound kidney beans dried
1 pound dried small red bean
1 pound pinto bean dried
1 pound northern beans dried
1 pound pink beans dried
* See note below.
* Part two.
1 portion Bean Soup Mix (2 1/4 cups)
1 pound ham hocks smoked
1 cup carrot diced
1 cup celery diced
1 cup onion chopped
4 teaspoons beef bouillon
1 clove garlic minced
1 bay leaf small
1/2 teaspoon thyme dried
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/3 cup water


* "Place beans in glass canisters and add decorative labels. Attach coordinated recipe card containing the soup recipe, and if desired, add a plastic bag filled with dried herbs or vegetables." Bean Soup Mix * In a very large bowl, mix all beans.* Divide into ten equal portions, about 2 1/4 cups each. Place each portion in a plastic bag with a recloseable top or in a glass jar with a lid. Include the recipe for Country-Style Bean Soup. * Or use any combination or amount you like to make 2 1/4 -cup portions. Country-Style Bean Soup
*Rinse and pick over beans, discarding any shriveled ones. Place beans in a 5-quart saucepot or Dutch oven. Cover with 6 cups water soak overnight. (For a quick-soak method, bring beans and water to a boil and boil 2 minutes. Remove from heat. Cover and let stand 1 hour.)

Drain beans and return to saucepot. Add 7 cups water, ham hocks, carrots, celery, onion, bouillon granules, garlic, bay leaf, thyme, and pepper. Over medium-high heat, bring to a boil reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer, stirring occasionally, for 3 to 4 hours until beans are tender. Remove bay leaf. Remove hocks. Cut ham from hocks and dice. Return meat to soup.

In a covered jar, shake 1/3 cup water, flour, and vinegar until smooth. Stir into soup. Cover and simmer 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Taste for seasoning. Makes about 10 cups.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 22
Total Calories: 160
Calories from Fat: 5

This Bean Soup Mix recipe is from the Holiday Cookbook Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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