Bean and Barley Soup Mix

Recipe by Aroostook
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READY IN: 25mins
YIELD: 8 cups
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Layer all together in a jar or plastic bag.
  • For preparation, add 8 C Chicken or Beef or Vegetable Broth, optional vegetables of your choice, 3 pounds meaty ham hocks or 1 pounds lean ham (or other type of meat) diced.
  • include these directions: Sort and Rinse beans.
  • In large covered pot combine beans with 8 cups of water.
  • Bring to boil and boil for 5 minutes.
  • Remove from heat, for 1 hour, (drain cover with water and refrigerate overnight) OR Drain and rinse.
  • Combine beans with broth, rice, onion and spices.
  • Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover, and simmer 3-4 hours or until beans are tender.
  • Stir occasionally and add water as needed so that the beans are well covered.
  • Add tomatoes the last hour of cooking.
  • Remove bay leaf before serving.
  • OR After draining beans combine all ingredients except tomatoes in a slow cooker on high for most of the day.
  • Add tomatoes during last bit and serve remember to remove the bay leaf.
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