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Old 10-21-2004, 01:20 PM   #1
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Bean Soup Mix

I just got a bag of dried mixed beans(pinto, blackeyed peas, green split pes, lentils, great norhtern, navy, yellow split peas, black beans, large lima, pink beans, field peas, green baby limas, red kidney, & baby limas). Does anyone have any good recipes using these?

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Old 10-21-2004, 02:17 PM   #2
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Throw the beans in a pot with water (to cover) and a ham hock and let 'er rip! Add seasonings to suit.

Also, crewsk, look in the back of the package. Sometimes they provide a good recipe there.
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Old 10-21-2004, 03:04 PM   #3
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Yeah, there is a recipe there but for some reason it just didn't crank my tractor. I may be able to tweak it & make it better. Thanks!
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Old 10-21-2004, 03:09 PM   #4
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love that expression! care if I borrow it?
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Old 10-21-2004, 03:18 PM   #5
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Not at all! I use it just about all the time!
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Just thought I'd post the recipe that's on the back of the bag & see if anyone had any suggestions for tweaking it.

Bean Soup

1 lb. bean mix
2Tbsp. salt
ham or ham hocks
1 large onion
salt & pepper
1 large can tomatoes
1 pod red pepper or 1tsp. chili powder
juice of 1 lemon

Wash beans throughly. Place in large kettle, cover with water. Add 2Tbsp. salt & soak overnight. In morning, drain. Add 2 quarts water & ham; bring to a boil & simmer for 2 1/2-3 hours. Add remaining ingredients & simmer another 30 minutes or so. Serve with crackers & green salad. Serves 10-12.
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I'd leave out the tomatoes and chili powder.
Add some things like bay leaf, garlic, thyme,
carrot and potato.... well yea maybe the tomatoes but maybe tomato sauce not whole maters.
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Thanks GaArt! I've got them soaking for supper tomorrow night.
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Old 10-22-2004, 04:36 AM   #9
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something slightly different...

Slow Cooker Fifteen Bean Soup

1 large, meaty ham hock
4 slices bacon, diced
3 onions, chopped
3 carrots, diced
1 small head cabbage, shredded
3 tablespoons chili powder
1 clove garlic, minced
1 (8 ounce) package 15 bean mixture, soaked overnight
1 (28 ounce) can crushed tomatoes
1 teaspoon chopped fresh sage
salt and pepper to taste


Place the ham hock in a 5 to 6 quart slow cooker, and fill half way full with water. Set to High.
Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Cook the bacon for a few minutes, then add onions, carrots, and cabbage. Cook, stirring frequently for about 5 minutes. Stir in chili powder and garlic; cook for 2 more minutes. Transfer the mixture to the slow cooker, and add beans, tomatoes, and sage.
Cover, and cook 2 hours on High. Reduce heat to Low, and cook for 6 to 7 hours, or until beans are tender. Transfer ham hock to a cutting board, remove meat from bone, and return meat to slow cooker. Season with salt and fresh ground pepper to taste.

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OK, the beans are in the crock pot with a large onion, 3 cloves of garlic, 1 bay leaf, lemon juice, a slice of smoked picnic ham(the store only had those vacuum sealed ham hocks & I don't like those), salt, pepper, potatoes carrots & a red bell pepper. Smells pretty good. I can't wait to eat it! Thank you all for your help! :D
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