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    • Layered Bean Soup Mix

      1/2 cup kidney beans
      1/2 cup split yellow peas
      1/2 cup black beans
      1/2 cup red lentils
      1/2 cup small red beans
      1/2 cup split green peas

      Layer all ingredients in a large cone-shaped bag, Jar, or Vacuum
      Seal bag; seal & attach a tag with directions. If desired, Decorate
      Jar/Cone/Bag for what-ever occasion it was created for.


      Attach Seasoning Mix
      1 tablespoon dried sweet pepper flakes
      2 teaspoons chicken bouillon granules
      2 teaspoons dried minced onion
      1 1/2 teaspoon salt
      1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
      1/2 teaspoon black pepper
      1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
      1/2 teaspoon celery seed
      4 tablespoons brown sugar

      Attach these instructions to the jar:

      Seasoned Bean Soup
      Dried Bean Mix
      2 (14 1/2 ounce) cans tomatoes
      Seasoning Mix
      1 teaspoon Liquid Smoke ( optional )

      Rinse beans and place in large Dutch oven or stock pot. Pour 4 cups boiling water over beans; cover and let soak overnight.

      Drain beans and return to stock pot. Add 6 cups water, cover, and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low and simmer 1 to 1/2 hours or until beans are almost tender.

      Add tomatoes and seasoning mix. Stirring occasionally, cover and simmer 30 minutes. Uncover beans and continue to simmer about 1 hour longer or until beans are tender and soup thickens. Serve warm.

      Yields about 10 cups soup.
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