Bean-Pasta Soup Mix

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Title: Bean-Pasta Soup Mix
Yield: 6 Servings
Categories: Gifts, Holiday, Pasta, Vegetables

Ingredients:

3/4 c Dried onion flakes
2 (1/2 ounce) jars dried
-Celery flakes
1/2 c Dried parsley flakes
3 tb Dried basil
3 tb Dried oregano
2 ts Garlic powder
2 ts Coarsely ground pepper
2 (2-1/4 ounce) jars
-beef-Flavored bouillon
-granules
16 oz Pkg dried black-eyed peas
16 oz Pkg dried kidney beans
16 oz Pkg dried navy beans
16 oz Pkg small shell pasta
-Uncooked


Combine first 7 ingredients; divide evenly, and place in 6 airtight
plastic bags. Add 2 tablespoon plus 1/4 teaspoon bouillon granules to
ech package. Label "Herb Mix" and seal.
: Combine black-eyed peas and next 3 ingredients; divide evenly
and plae in 6 airtight plastic bags. Label "Bean Mix" and seal.
Place one bag herb mix, 1 bag bean mix,
and bag pasta in a gift container; repeat procedure with remaining
bags. Yield: 6 (3-bags) gifts. Directions
for gift recipe card: Sort and wash ben mix; place in a Dutch
oven=2E Cover with water 2 inches above beans; soak 8 hours. Drain.
Combine beans, 3 quarts water, herb mix, 1 carrot, chopped,
and 2/3 cup chopped cooked ham in Dutch oven. Bring to a boil; reduce
heat, and simmer 2-1/2 hours, stirring occasionally.
Add 1 (14-1/2-ounce) can Mexican-style stewed
: tomatoes,undrained, and pasta; cook 20 minutes. Yield: 9 cups
Note: To use the
quick-soak method, place beans in a Dutch oven; cover with water 2
inches above beans. Bring to a boil. Remove from heat; cover, and
let
stand 1 hour. Drain.
Posted to MC-Recipe Digest V1 #274

Date: Sat, 02 Nov 1996 11:41:55 +0000

From: Cheryl Gimenez