French Market Soup in a Jar


I did this for my kids' fundraisers.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
10 mins
14 (1 pint) jars


  • 1 pound dried navy beans

  • 1 pound dried pinto beans

  • 1 pound dried great Northern beans

  • 1 pound split peas

  • 1 pound yellow split peas

  • 1 pound dried black-eyed peas

  • 1 pound lentils

  • 1 pound dried baby lima beans

  • 1 pound dried lima beans

  • 1 pound dried soybeans

  • 1 pound pearl barley

  • 1 pound dried red beans


  1. In a very large container, combine navy beans, pinto beans, great Northern beans, split peas, yellow split peas, black-eyed peas, lentils, baby limas, limas, soybeans, barley and red beans; mix well. Divide evenly into 14 (1 pint) lidded jars.

  2. Attach a card to each jar with the following recipe: ADDITIONAL INGREDIENTS: 2 quarts water; 1 ham hock; 1 1/4 teaspoon salt; 1/4 teaspoon pepper; 1 (10 ounce) can diced tomatoes with green chiles; 1 large onion, chopped; 1 clove garlic, minced. TO PREPARE: Soak 2 cups French Market Bean Mix in water to cover, 8 hours or overnight. In a large soup pot, bring 2 quarts water and ham hock to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 20 minutes. Remove ham hock. Stir in soaked beans, salt, pepper, diced tomatoes and green chiles, onion and garlic. Bring to a boil again, skimming foam off the top. Reduce heat, cover and simmer about 1 hour, until beans are tender.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

150 Calories
1g Fat
27g Carbs
10g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 112
Calories 150
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 1g 1%
Saturated Fat 0g 1%
Sodium 15mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 27g 10%
Dietary Fiber 9g 30%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 10g
Vitamin C 1mg 6%
Calcium 45mg 3%
Iron 3mg 14%
Potassium 480mg 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.