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Five Bean Soup Recipe

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This recipe for Five Bean Soup, by , is from Good Food from Good Folks: Choate Family Reunion 2006, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

T. J. & Angela Choate


1 can (15 1/2 oz.) each (all rinsed and drained):
black beans
red beans
great northern beans
black-eyed peas
baby lima beans
1 1/2 c. ketchup
1 c. red bell pepper chopped
1/2 c. brown sugar, packed
1 c. onion, chopped
1 c. green bell pepper, chopped
1/2 c. water
2 - 3 T. cider vinegar
2 bay leaves
1 t. dry mustard
1/8 t. pepper

Combine all in a slow cooker. Stir and cover. Cook on low for 6 - 7 hours or until onion and pepper are tender. Remove bay leaves.

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