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Layered Soup Mix In A Jar

No recipe image available.This recipe for Layered Soup Mix in a Jar makes a great gift for almost any occasion.

Recipe Ingredients:

1/2 cup dry split peas
1/3 cup beef bouillon granules
1/4 cup pearl barley
1/2 cup dry lentils
1/4 cup dried minced onion
2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
1/2 cup uncooked long grain rice
1/2 cup alphabet macaroni or other small macaroni (Sealed in a plastic sandwich bag to make it easier for the recipient to get out of jar.)

Cooking Directions:

  1. In a 1 1/2-pint jar, layer the ingredients in the order listed. Seal tightly.

Makes 1 batch Friendship Soup Mix.

Instructions to Attach to Jar:

Friendship Soup Mix
1 pound ground beef
3 quarts water
1 (28-ounces) can diced tomatoes, undrained

To prepare soup:
1. Remove macaroni from top of jar and set aside.
2. In a large saucepan or Dutch oven, brown beef; drain. Add the water, tomatoes and soup mix; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 45 minutes.
3. Add reserved macaroni; cover and simmer for 15 minutes or until macaroni, peas, lentils and barley are tender.

Makes 16 servings (4 quarts).