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Be Prepared Five Bean Soup Mix-gift Recipe

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This recipe for Be Prepared Five Bean Soup Mix-gift, by , is from Recipes We Love to Make, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Dick Frohardt


1 1/2 cups dried pinto beans
1 1/2 cups dried white kidney beans
1 cup dry kidney beans
1 cup dry lima beans
1 cup dry garbanzo beans
1/2 cup dried minced onion
1 tablespoon paprika
2 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon mustard powder
1/2 teaspoon granulated garlic
1 tablespoon chicken bouillon powder
3 cubes beef bouillon
1 tablespoon dried parsley
1/2 cup mixed vegetable flakes

1.In an airtight container mix dried beans. 2. To make seasoning mix combine onion, paprika, salt, mustard powder, garlic, chicken bouillon powder, beef broth, parsley, bacon bits and vegetable flakes in a plastic bag and shake.
Layer the bean mixture and the the seasoning mix in a large airtight container. Decorate container or make a gift package with large coffee cups for soup bowls.
Attach a label to the jar with the following instructions:
"Rinse 1 1/2 cups bean mix in sieve under running water. Place beans in a three-quart saucepan. Add 5 cups water, 1 tablespoon oil, and 1/4 cup seasoning mix. (You can add one can tomatoes and juice at this time, or you can add juice and reserve the tomatoes to add near the end of the simmering time.) Bring to a boil, reduce heat and cover. Simmer fo 2-2 1/2 hours until beans are tender." Makes 24 servings.




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