Lentil Soup or Salad Mix
In the meantime,I really want to post this as it is a great idea for food preparedness. I hope you will find it helpful and will also become part of the dry food mixes in your pantry either for emergency or gift giving ideas.
This combo can become a soup OR a salad!
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- 2/3 c
- red lentils, divided
- 1 c
- green lentils, divided
- 1 Tbsp
- chicken bouillon powder
- 1/3 c
- white or brown rice
- 2 Tbsp
- each: bacon bits, dehydrated onion
- 500 ml mason jar & snap lid® closure
1Pour bouillon into jar and top with half of the red lentils, to form the first layer. Top with half of the green lentils.
2Combine bacon bits and onion for the next layer.
3Top with rice, then the remaining red and green lentils.
4Apply lid and screw band tightly and attach Instruction tag.
SOUP: Combine contents of jar with 4 jars of water (8 cups/2000 ml) and cook until lentils are soft; mash or purée, if desired.
Season to taste with salt and pepper and serve garnished with thin lemon slices and chopped green onion.
SALAD: Combine contents of jar with 3 jars of water (6 cups/1500 ml) in a large saucepan. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and boil gently until lentils are al dente. Drain well;
transfer to a bowl.
While warm, toss mixture with grated peel and juice of 1 lemon, olive oil, salt and freshly ground pepper to taste. If desired, add chopped green onion and red pepper.