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Confetti Bean Soup Mix

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Category: Beans

 Ingredients List

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16 oz Dry black beans
16 oz Dry Great Northern beans
16 oz Dry red kidney beans
16 oz Dry pinto beans
16 oz Dry green split peas

3 Beef-flavor bouillon cubes
3 tb Dried chopped chives
1 ts Salt
1 ts Dried savory
1/2 ts Ground cumin
1/2 ts Coarsely ground black pepper
1 Bay leaf

In large bowl, mix beans; spoon into four 4-cup, containers, placing about
3 rounded cups in each. Prepare Seasoning bags: Place 1 seasoning bag in
each container. If giving mix as gifts, include the CONFETTI BEAN SOUP
RECIPE (below) with each gift. Makes 4. SEASONING BAGS: Cut four 6" squares
plastic wrap. Onto each square place the seasoning bag ingredients for one
bag. Gather plastic wrap up to form a pouch; tie with string or, for gifts,
tie with a ribbon. CONFETTI BEAN SOUP: Rinse beans from one container
confetti bean soup mix with running cold water and discard any stones or
shriveled beans. In 5-quart Dutch oven over high heat, heat beans and 9
cups water to boiling; cook 3 min. Remove from heat; cover and let stand 1
hr. Drain and rinse beans. Return beans to Dutch oven; add contents of
seasoning bag from mix and 5 cups water; over high heat, heat to boiling.
Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 1-1/2 hrs. or until beans are tender,
stirring occasionally. Add one 16-oz. can stewed tomatoes with its liquid;
over high heat, heat to boiling. Reduce heat to low; cook, uncovered, 15
min. longer, stirring to break up tomatoes. Discard bay leaf. Makes 6 main
dish servings or 12 first-course servings.

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