Be Prepared Five-Bean Soup Mix

Be Prepared Five-Bean Soup Mix

Mix dried pinto, navy, garbanzo, lima and kidney beans with dehydrated vegetables, broth granules and spices for this hearty bean soup mix that is ready to go when you are.

Serves 24 batches of 6 bowls

Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 150 minutes

Calories: 219.15
Total Fat: 3.67 g
Total Carbohydrate: 34.62 g
Protein: 11.90 g


1-1/2 cups dried pinto beans
1-1/2 cups white kidney beans
1 cup dry kidney beans
1 cup dry lima beans
1 cup dry garbanzo beans
1/2 cup dried minced onion
1 tablespoon paprika
2 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon mustard powder
1/2 teaspoon granulated garlic
1 tablespoon chicken bouillon powder
3 cubes beef bouillon
1 tablespoon dried parsley
1/4 cup bacon bits
1/4 cup mixed vegetable flakes
4 quarts water
1/4 cup vegetable oil
4 (14.5 ounce) cans whole peeled tomatoes

  1. To make bean mix: Measure pinto, navy, kidney, lima, and garbanzo beans, and combine in a large airtight container or bag.

  2. To make seasoning mix: Combine onion, paprika, salt, mustard powder, garlic, chicken bouillon powder, beef broth, parsley, bacon bits, and vegetable flakes in plastic bag and shake to mix. Place bag in bean container. Store at room temperature.

  3. To make one batch (6 bowls) soup, start 2 1/2 hours before. Rinse 1 1/2 cups bean mix in sieve under running water. Place beans in a three-quart saucepan. Add 5 cups water, 1 tablespoon oil, and 1/4 cup seasoning mix. (You can add 1 can tomatoes and juice.)

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