Soups In A Jar Gift Recipes

Friendship Soup Mix In A Jar

This Is A Dry Soup Mix Packed With Split Peas, Pearl Parley, Lentils, Onion Flakes, Rice & Alphabet Macaroni. 

Just Add Tomato Paste, Diced Tomato, Ground Beef, & Garlic For A Rich & Flavourful Soup. 

½ Cup Dry Split Peas
1/3 Cup Beef Bouillon Granules
¼ Cup Pearl Barley
½ Cup Dry Lentils
¼ Cup Dried Onion Flakes
2 Tsp Dried Italian Seasoning
½ Cup Uncooked Long-grain White Rice
2 Bay Leaves
½ Cup Uncooked Alphabet Pasta

In A 1½ Pint Jar, Layer The Split Peas, Bouillon, Barley, Lentils, Onion Flakes, Italian Seasoning, Rice, & Bay Leaves. 

Wrap The Pasta In Plastic Wrap, Place In The Jar & Tightly Seal Jar. 
Attach A Label To The Jar With The Following Instructions: 

Friendship Soup Additional Ingredients: 1 Pound Ground Beef, Black Pepper To Taste, Garlic Powder To Taste, 1 -28 Ounce Can Diced Tomatoes, Undrained, 1 - 6 Ounce Can Tomato Paste, & 3 Quarts Water. 

To Prepare Soup: Remove Pasta From Top Of Jar, & Set Aside. 

In A Large Pot Over Medium Heat, Brown Beef With Pepper & Garlic; Drain Excess Fat. 

Add Diced Tomatoes, Tomato Paste, Water, & Soup Mix. Bring To A Boil, Then Reduce Heat To Low. Cover, & Simmer For 45 Minutes. Stir In The Pasta, Cover, & Simmer 15 - 20 Minutes, Or Until The Pasta, Peas, Lentils & Barley Are Tender. 

Makes 16 Servings.

Turkey Noodle Soup Mix

A Small Soup In A Jar Consisting Of Lentils, Minced Onion, & Egg Noodles To Be Combined Later With Cooked Turkey & Frozen Mixed Vegetables.

¼ Cup Red Lentils
2 Tbsp Dried Minced Onion
1½ Tbsp Chicken Bouillon Granules
½ Tsp Dried Dill Weed
1/8 Tsp Celery Seed
1/8 Tsp Garlic Powder
1 Bay Leaf
1 Cup Uncooked Med Egg Noodles

In A 1 Pint, Glass Jar, Layer From Bottom To Top, Lentils, Minced Onion, Bouillon, Dill, Celery Seed, Garlic Powder, Bay Leaf & Noodles. Seal Jar. 
Attach A Card With The Following Instructions: 

Bring 8 Cups Water To Boil In A Large Saucepan Over High Heat. Stir In Jar Of Soup Mix. Cover, Reduce Heat & Simmer 15 Minutes. Remove & Discard Bay Leaf. 

Stir In 1 - 10 Ounce Package Frozen Mixed Vegetables & 2 Cups Cooked, Diced Turkey Meat. 

Cook 5 Minutes More, Or Until Vegetables & Turkey Are Heated Through & Tender. 

Makes 10 Servings.

Potato Soup Mix

Potato Soup In A Jar Is Made With Potato Flakes & Dry Milk & Seasoned With Turmeric & Thyme.

1¾ Cups Instant Mashed Potato Flakes
1½ Cups Dry Milk Powder
2 Tbsp Chicken Bouillon Granules
2 Tsp Dried Minced Onion
1 Tsp Dried Parsley
¼ Tsp Ground White Pepper
¼ Tsp Dried Thyme
1/8 Tsp Ground Turmeric
1½ Tsp Seasoning Salt

Combine Potato Flakes, Dry Milk, Bouillon Granules, Onion, Parsley, Pepper, Thyme, Turmeric & Seasoning Salt In A Bowl & Stir To Mix. Pour Into A 1 Quart Jar. 
Attach The Following Instructions: 

To Serve, Place ½ Cup Soup Mix In Bowl. Stir In 1 Cup Boiling Water Until Smooth. 

Makes 6 Servings.

Country Soup In A Jar

Six Beans, Grains & Pastas Are Layered To A Pretty Effect In A Glass Jar With Seasonings & Bouillon Granules.

½ Cup Barley
½ Cup Dried Split Peas
½ Cup Uncooked White Rice
½ Cup Dry Lentils
2 Tbsp Dried Minced Onion
2 Tbsp Dried Parsley
2 Tsp Salt
½ Tsp Lemon Pepper
2 Tbsp Beef Bouillon Granules
½ Cup Uncooked Alphabet Pasta
1 Cup Uncooked Rotini

In A Wide Mouth 1 Quart Jar, Layer The Barley, Peas, Rice & Lentils. 

Then Layer Around The Edges The Onion, Parsley, Salt, Lemon Pepper, Bouillon & The Alphabet Pasta. 

Fill The Rest Of The Jar With The Twist Macaroni. 
Seal & Attach A Gift Card. 

The Gift Card Should Read: 

Add Contents Of Jar To 3 Quarts Of Water, 2 Stalks Of Chopped Celery, 2 Sliced Carrots, 1 Cup Of Shredded Cabbage (optional) & 2 Cups Diced Tomatoes. 

Over Medium Low Heat, Cover & Simmer About 1 Hour, Or Until Vegetables Are Tender. 

Makes 4 Cups.