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It's almost Soup Bean 'n Grain MIx Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Dianne Shaw-Cummins
Added: Tuesday, November 28, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 Cup bean/grain mix (see ingredient list below)
8 Cups water
1 clove garlic, minced
1 Tablespoon lemon juice
1 Tablespoon honey
salt and pepper to taste
1 bay leaf
1 large onion, chopped
1 16 ounce can tomatoes, undrained
2 cups sliced carrot
1 1/2 cups shredded cabbage
1 cup chopped celery
1 24 ounce can vegetable juice

Directions:
Directions:
Mix together 7 to 13 dried ingredients from this list, which you can find in your co-op or supermarket (use 1 pound of each); lima beans, pinto beans, kidney beans, navy beans, garbanzo beans (chick peas), lentils, black-eyed peas, yellow or green split peas, Great Northern beans, butter beans, fava beans, pearl barley, brown rice. Package the mixture in 2 cup containers or bags. Use some for gifts and use 2 cups of the mix in the following recipe.

Directions for soup
In 5 quart kettle, combine bean/grain mix (2 cups) and water. Bring to a boil; reduce heat, cover and simmer for 2 minutes. Remove from heat. Cover and let stand for 1 hour. (Or soak bean mixture in the water overnight in a covered pan). Do not drain. Add garlic, lemon juice, honey, salt and pepper,bay leaf and onion; simmer, covered for 2 hours. Add vegetables and juice; simmer, covered , for 30 minutes or until vegetables are tender. (Other vegetables can be used too.) Remove and discard bay leaf before serving.


Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6 - 8
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1 hour
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I love making this soup in the fall with the first frost. I have also served the soup in a pumpkin for potlucks and it looks terrific and tastes even better.
Auntie Dianne

 

 

 

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