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“A friend gave me a jar of bean soup mix as a gift. I enjoyed it very much and thought it was a great idea, so I asked for the recipe.”
20 packages

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. FOR MIX:
  2. Combine all the ingredients in a large pan or bowl.
  3. Measure out 2-cup gift packages and store in airtight containers.
  4. Include recipe for usage below.
  5. Yield: 20 packages (about 2 cups each)
  6. FOR SOUP: (about 6 servings).
  7. Wash the soup mix and place in a Dutch oven. Cover with water and soak overnight.
  8. Drain the beans and add the water, ham hock,carrots, celery, onion, salt and pepper.
  9. Cover and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 1-1/2 hour until the beans are tender.
  10. Add the remaining ingredients. Simmer 30 minutes more, stirring occasionally.
  11. Remove ham hock from the soup. Take the meat from the bone, chop the meat and return it to the soup. Heat through.

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