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Soup, Good Luck


This is a fun gift idea. Layer the beans in a quart jar and attach a copy of the recipe, showing the contents of the jar will make 2 pots of soup.

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  • Cup each:
  • Pinto Beans
  • Red Kidney Beans
  • Navy Beans
  • Split Peas
  • Lentils
  • Black-eyed Peas
  • Black Beans
  • Baby Lima Beans
  • 1 large onion
  • ham or ham hock
  • 1 large can tomatoes
  • 1 large red pepper, chopped
  • 2 clove garlic, minced
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • pinch of ginger
  • salt and pepper to taste


Servings 4


Step 1

1. Empty beans into a bowl and mix well. Divide beans in half. Save one half for another day. Wash beans.

2. Place in a large pot, cover with water, add 2 Tbsp. salt, cover and refrigerate overnight.

3. Drain and place beans in a large pot. Add 2 quarts water, ham or ham hock, 1 large onion - sliced. Boil slowly up to 2 1/2 - 3 hours, but check it around 1 hour. Add hot water when necessary.

4. Add 1 large can tomatoes, 1 large red pepper, chopped, 1 clove garlic, minced, juice of 1 lemon, pinch of ginger, salt and pepper to taste.

5. Simmer until ready to serve.

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