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CALICO BEAN SOUP Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Miriam Moseley
Added: Saturday, October 7, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/3 CUP YELLOW SPLIT PEAS
1/3 CUP GREEN SPLIT PEAS
1/3 CUP DRIED LIMA BEANS
1/3 CUP DRIED PINTO BEANS
1/3 CUP DRY KIDNEY BEANS
1/3 CUP DRY GREAT NORTHERN
1/4 CUP DRIED MINCED ONION
2 TSP CHICKEN BOUILLON GRANULES
1/4 TSP GROUND CUMIN
1/4 TSP GARLIC POWDER
2 CARROTS CHOPPED
2 STALKS CELERY CHOPPED
2 POUNDS OF SMOKED HAM HOCKS
8 CUPS OF WATER

Directions:
Directions:
COMBINE YELLOW SPLIT PEAS, GREEN SPLIT PEAS, LIMAS, PINTO BEANS, KIDNEY BEANS, GREAT NORTHERN BEANS, ONION, BOUILLON GRANULES, CUMIN & GARLIC POWDER.
STORE IN AIRTIGHT CONTAINER UNTIL READY TO USE. TO MAKE SOUP MIX: BRING BEAN SOUP MIX & WATER TO A ROLLING BOIL IN A LARGE POT. COVER, REMOVE FROM HEAT, & LET SIT 1 HOUR. RETURN POT TO HEAT, STIR IN CARROTS, & CELERY. STIR IN HAM HOCKS, BRING TO A BOIL. COVER & REDUCE HEAT & SIMMER 2 HOURS, UNTIL BEANS ARE TENDER, SKIMMING FAT AS NECESSARY. REMOVE HAM HOCKS FROM SOUP. REMOVE MEAT FROM BONE..CHOP & RETURN TO SOUP. HEAT THROUGH & SERVE.

 

 

 

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