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Five-Bean Soup

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Category: Soups

 Ingredients List

  • 5 pk Beans,dried, lima, great
  • -northern, kidney, pinto and
  • -split pea (16oz each)
  • -enough for four batches
  • 3 Beef bouillon cubes
  • 3 tb Chives, dried
  • 1 ts Savory, dried
  • 1 ts Salt; optional
  • 1/2 ts Cumin, ground
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 2 1/2 qt -water
  • 1 cn Stewed tomatoes (14.5oz)


Combine beans; divide into four equal batches, about 3-3/4 cups each.
To Make One Batch of Soup: Wash one batch of beans. Place in a large
kettle with enough water to cover. Bring to a boil; cook for 3-4 minutes.
Remove from heat, cover and let stand for 1 hour. Tie spices in a
cheesecloth bag. Drain and rinse beans. Return to kettle; add spices and
water. Bring to boil.
Reduce heat, cover and simmer 1-1/2 hours or until beans are tender,
stirring occasionally. Remove spices. Add tomatoes and heat through.
Yield: one batch makes 14 servings (3-1/2 qts).

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