Southern Bean Soup (11-Bean Soup)

Bean Soup
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  • 14 hrs
  • Prep: 12 hrs,
  • Cook: 2 hrs
  • Yield: Serves 8
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This Southern-style bean soup recipe is made with chopped ham, tomatoes, and several kinds of beans.

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What You'll Need

  • 1/4 cup lentils
  • 1/4 cup navy beans
  • 1/4 cup great Northern beans
  • 1/4 cup pinto beans
  • 1/4 cup lima beans
  • 1/4 cup kidney beans
  • 1/4 cup garbanzo beans
  • 1/4 cup black beans
  • 1/4 cup black-eyed peas
  • 1/4 cup yellow split peas
  • 1/4 cup green split peas
  • 2 quarts water
  • 1 pound ham (chopped)
  • 1 large onion (chopped)
  • 1 clove garlic (minced)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup barley
  • 1 16 oz can tomatoes
  • 1 10 oz can tomatoes with green chile peppers

How to Make It

  1. Soak lentils, beans, and peas in water to cover in a large saucepan overnight; drain.
  2. Add 2 quarts of water, ham, onion, garlic, salt, and barley; mix well. Bring to boil. Reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 1 1/2 hours or until beans are tender, stirring occasionally.

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