• 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.

    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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