Best 10 Bean Soup Mix (With Soup Recipe for Gift)

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Total Time
3hrs 20mins
Prep
20 mins
Cook
3 hrs

Make your own bean soup mix instead of buying it at the store. It's a great gift for friends and neighbors for the holidays. Just measure out 4 cups of bean mix into a large jar and attach a recipe card. It is healthy and easy to make and filling. Can leave out the sausage to make it vegetarian and can even use ham instead of sausage. It's good for a chilly evening when family is just arriving for the holidays and you are too busy to make a huge sit down meal for everyone. You can keep it warm in the pot and friends and family can dish up whenever they want while so much is going on. My family always went back for seconds and thirds. Make some cornbread to go along with it.

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Directions

  1. (For the bean mix you can add to or take away any kinds of beans or peas you'd like to. Mix beans and peas together in large airtight plastic container).
  2. Soup Directions:.
  3. Sort and wash 2 cups of beans.
  4. Place beans in large pot.
  5. Cover with cold water 2 inches above beans and soak covered in fridge overnight.
  6. (Quick soak: Boil for 3 minutes, cover and let stand for at least 1 hour).
  7. Drain beans and add 5 cups of fresh cold water, diced sausage, onion and garlic. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover and simmer 1 1/2 hours or until beans are tender.
  8. Add remaining ingredients and simmer 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.