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Calico Soup
1/4 cup green split peas 1/4 cup yellow split peas
1/4 cup lima beans 1/4 cup navy beans
1/4 cup black eyed peas 1/4 cup kidney beans
1/4 cup small pink beans 1/4 cup small red beans
1/4 cup lentils 1/4 cup pinto beans
1/4 cup barley 1/4 cup millet
1 qt. jar of tomatoes 1/2 tbsp salt
Juice from 1 lemon 1 qt water
1 qt vegetable broth 1/2 cup chopped celery
1/2 cup chopped onions potatoes and carrots
Soak the beans, peas, lentils barley and millet in a large pot overnight. Rinse mixture in morning. Add 1 quart of water, 1 quart of vegetable broth and 1/2 tablespoon of salt and the juice from lemon. Cook 3 hours and add 1/2 cup chopped onions and 1/2 cup chopped celery and tomatoes. Pepper to taste. You may also add potatoes and carrots if you wish. Cook until all vegetables are tender. Freezes well.