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    • French Market Soup Mix

      1 pound dried navy beans
      1 pound dried pinto beans
      1 pound dried Great Northern beans
      1 pound split peas
      1 pound yellow split peas
      1 pound dried black-eyed peas
      1 pound lentils
      1 pound dried baby lima beans
      1 pound dried lima beans
      1 pound dried soybeans
      1 pound pearl barley
      1 pound dried red beans

      Blend all in big bowl, divide evenly into 14 ziploc baggies.


      Attach a card to each jar with the following recipe:

      French Market Soup

      2 quarts water
      1 ham hock
      1 1/4 teaspoons salt
      1/4 teaspoon ground pepper
      1 (16 ounce) can diced tomatoes with green chiles
      1 large onion, chopped
      1 clove garlic, minced

      Soak 2 cups French Market Bean Mix in water to cover, 8 hours or overnight.

      In a large soup pot, bring 2 quarts water and ham hock to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 20 minutes.

      Remove ham hock. Stir in soaked beans, salt, pepper, diced tomatoes and green chiles, onion and garlic. Bring to a boil again, skimming foam off the top. Reduce heat, cover and simmer about 1 hour, until beans are tender.
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      Original Author Unknown, Recipe Shared on Budget101 Discussion List.
      Comments 3 Comments
      1. Vicki1947's Avatar
        Vicki1947 -
        Ham hock substation a ham bone?
        We love to cook big and eat several meals this recipe is just right for us.
        Thank you so much.!
        14 jars of Yogurt,
        6 quarts of chili and 2 loaves of French bread in process today.
        Will need to find a big store that has so many dried beans & lentils
      1. Laura1of8's Avatar
        Laura1of8 -
        My family loves Bean Soup, especially in the winter. I can't wait to try this recipe!
      1. Margaretlee's Avatar
        Margaretlee -
        This is a substantial soup mix and a great gift to pass along to soup lovers for the holidays.


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