This tasty combination of beans is excellent as a soup base or ladled on steamed rice or your favorite grain. Season to taste.
Quick Soak: Place washed and sorted beans in a large pot and add water. To 1 lbs of beans add 8 cups of water. Bring to rapid boil, boil for 32 minutes. Remove from heat. Cover and let stand 1 hour. Drain water and rinse beans.
Overnight Soak: Place washed and sorted beans in a large pot and add cold water and cover. May be soaked overnight or at least 8 hours. Drain water and rinse beans.
Cooking Instructions: Add 6 cups hot water to drained and rinsed beans. Simmer gently with lid titled until desired tenderness reached, about 1 1/2 to 2 hours.
Ingredients: green split peas, pinto beans, lentils, small red beans, yellow split peas, small white/navy beans, black turtle beans, light red kidney beans, baby lima beans, blackeye beans, red lentils, garbanzo beans, large lima beans