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    Winter Bean Soup Mix

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    List of Ingredients

    Winter Bean Soup Mix

    1/3 cup dried yellow split peas
    1/3 cup dried green split peas
    1/3 cup dried lima beans
    1/3 cup dried pinto beans
    1/3 cup dried kidney beans
    1/3 cup dried great northern beans
    1/4 cup instant minced onion
    2 teaspoons chicken boullIon granules
    1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
    1/4 teaspoon garlic powder


    Layer all ingredients in a 1-pint glass jar.

    Store tightly covered at room temperature up to 2 months.

    On gift tag put recipe for:

    Calico Bean Soup as follows:

    8 cups water,
    Winter Bean Soup Mix,
    2 medium carrots, chopped (1 cup),
    2 medium stalks celery, chopped (1 cup),
    2 pounds smoked ham shanks or meaty ham bone.

    1. Heat water and Winter Bean Soup Mix to boiling in 4-quart Dutch oven. Boil 2 minutes; remove from heat. Cover and let stand 1 hour.

    2. Stir carrots and celery into bean mixture. Add ham shanks. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer about 2 hours or until beans are tender.

    3. Skim fat if necessary. Remove ham shanks; remove ham from bone. Trim excess fat from ham. Cut ham into 1/2-inch pieces. Stir ham into soup. Heat until hot.

    Makes 6 gift jars (about 1 1/2 cups each)




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