13-Bean Good-Luck Soup

Yield: 

8 to 10 servings

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I've made a similar recipe

I've made a similar recipe before, but it's been a long time. It is really, really good! Need to make it again - soon! :)

Did anyone ever ask which 13

Did anyone ever ask which 13 beans were in the dried bean package? That would be useful on a national basis.

Hi, Tex, A traditional

Hi, Tex,
A traditional 13-bean soup mix includes:
navy, black, red, pinto, limas, garbanzo, great northern, kidney, red lentils, brown lentils, black-eyed peas, yellow split peas, and green split peas.

I always add 1/2 a lemon or

I always add 1/2 a lemon or lime, sliced. Gives just the right zing!