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A fun and easy way to package great gifts for giving
Give jars by themselves or use as the perfect addition to any gift basket
Great idea for the holidays or any special occasion

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Seasoned Bean Soup
~ Mix in a Jar ~

1/2 cup kidney beans
1/2 cup split yellow peas
1/2 cup black beans
1/2 cup red lentils
1/2 cup small red beans
1/2 cup split green peas

~Seasoning Mix~
1 tbsp dried sweet pepper flakes
2 tsp chicken bouillon granules
2 tsp dried minced onion
1 1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp dried parsley flakes
1/2 tsp black pepper
1/2 tsp garlic powder
1/2 tsp celery seed
4 tbsp brown sugar

Combine seasoning ingredients; mix well. Store in a ziplock plastic bag
Layer beans in wide-mouth 1-quart canning jar in order listed above
Add seasoning packet to top of jar

Put the lid on the jar and tie a homespun fabric bow around the lid
As an added touch, tie a wooden spoon to the lid

Attach jar labels to the jar with the following instructions


~ Seasoned Bean Soup ~

1 jar soup mix
2--14 1/2oz cans stewed tomatoes
1 tsp liquid smoke ( optional )
6 cups water

Rinse beans and place in large Dutch oven
or stock pot. Pour 4 cups boiling water
over beans; cover and let soak overnight
Drain beans and return to stock pot
Add 6 cups water, cover, and bring to
a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low
and simmer 1-1 1/2 hours or until beans
are almost tender. Add tomatoes and
seasoning mix. Stirring occasionally,
cover and simmer 30 minutes. Uncover
beans and continue to simmer about
1 hour longer or until beans are tender
and soup thickens. Serve warm
Makes about 10 cups soup

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