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9-Bean Soup Gift Mix/Recipe

1 hours & 45 Minutes
9-Bean Soup Gift Mix/Recipe


1 pound each of dried beans

Cranberry beans

Light red kidney beans

Black beans

Red beans

Great northern beans

Split green peas


Black eye peas

Lima beans

6 cups water

2 cups diced cooked ham or turkey (optional)

1 large onion, chopped

3 cloves garlic, minced

3 - 10 ounce cans tomatoes with green chilies

2 cups diced ham

1 cup quick-cooking barley

Salt and pepper to taste


To create the soup mix as a festive gift, layer each type of bean in in a mason jar and attach the recipe.

To cook the soup soak bean mixture overnight in water.

Drain and Rinse well.

Place beans, ham or turkey, onion and garlic in a large 5 quart Dutch oven.

Bring to a boil and simmer for about 30 minutes.

Add tomatoes.

Continue cooking on low for 1 hour or longer until beans are tender.

Add barley and cook for an additional 10 minutes.

Season to taste.