Jolly Bean Pot Award Winning Soup

Posted by Gayle at Recipe Goldmine 12/1/2001 10:12 pm

Source: Gilbert Abarca, Jolly Bean Pot, Adelanto, California - highdesert.com

2 pounds dry pinto beans
4 ounces canola oil
8 ounces diced yellow onions
1 ounce granulated garlic
2 ounces bacon bits
1 tablespoon parsley flakes
1 tablespoon paprika
1 tablespoon chili powder
1/2 tablespoon ground cumin
1/2 tablespoon ground oregano
2 ounces Braggs nutritional beef flavoring liquid

Note: Braggs is found in health stores.

Boil beans in water until done. Drain and return to pot.

Add 4 ounces of canola oil to beans and mash until smooth and thick. Add all other ingredients and simmer for 30-45 minutes. If using for soup, thin out to medium thickness with water. If using for dip, thicker is better.

Serve with corn chips.

Yield: 15 to 20 6-ounce servings