Rainbow Bean Soup Mix in a Quart Jar

30 mins (prep 30)
15 ingredients
12 servings
This makes a great gift. I have made many welcome/gift baskets for my neighbors. When I give the gift, I add a can of crushed tomatoes and a package of soup crackers.

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  • 3/4 cup dried red beans
  • 3/4 cup dried great northern beans
  • 3/4 cup dried split peas
  • 3/4 cup lentils (brown lentils are fine, but red lentils or yellow split peas make a real rainbow of colors in the ja)
  • 3/4 cup dried black beans
  • 2 tablespoons dried onion flakes
  • 2 tablespoons beef bouillon granules (sold in soup section)
  • 2 tablespoons dried parsley flakes
  • 2 teaspoons dried basil
  • 2 teaspoons sweetened lemonade drink mix
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • canned ham (a five-ounce can, if you choose this option, you will need to change the written instructions to rea)


Serving Size (14.83 g)
Servings 12
Amount per Serving
Calories 47.3 Calories from Fat 1.71
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0.19g 3.59%
Saturated Fat 0.03g 1.9%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 15.46mg 7.73%
Total Carbohydrate 8.65g 34.61%
Dietary Fiber 3.91 g 187.6%
Sugars 1.07 g %
Protein 3.23g 77.45%
Vitamin A 104.75IU% Vitamin C 0.95mg%
Calcium 9.22mg% Iron 1.04mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
dried red beans, dried great northern beans, dried split peas, dried black beans, dried onion flakes, beef bouillon granules, dried parsley flakes, dried basil, dried oregano, canned ham