Makes one large pretty jar for yourself or 8 pint jars for gifts.
One recipe to attach to a pint gift jar.
Empty the pint jar in a large stockpot and cover with water by two inches.
Let set overnight, the beans will swell.
Drain the beans and place back into the stockpot.
Add vegetable broth and water.
Bring to a boil.
Cover, turn down heat and cook 1 ½ hours.
While this is cooking:
Heat the oil in a skillet.
Saute the onion for 5 minutes.
Add the carrots and cook one more minute.
At the end of the cooking time for the beans add this sauteed mix.
Add the tomatoes and all of the spices. Bring back to a boil then turn down to medium and cook 30 more minutes.
Taste for seasoning with possibly a little more salt.
Ready to serve.