Hearty Bean Soup


  • 12 cups of Water
  • 2 cups of any mix of dried beans
  • 2 cups of dried lentils (any kind or mix them together)
  • 1 can diced stewed tomatoes
  • 1 can tomato sauce
  • 1 can green beans (optional)
  • Table salt (to taste)
  • Paprika (to taste)
  • Chili powder (to taste)
  • Garlic salt (to taste)


Bring water to a boil in a large stew pot. Add beans, lentils and salt and cover simmering on medium-low heat for about 1 hour. Add the cans of tomatoes, tomato sauce and green beans. Add spices to taste. Cook for an additional 30-60 minutes or until beans are tender.

Serves a lot!

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