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curried coconut lentil soup in a jar for gifts

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Recipe by
Marsha Gardner
Florala, AL

One of my favorite things to give as a gift is a recipe in a jar. I have loads of soups, dips, cookies and breads. Here is one of my favorite.

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yield 4 serving(s)

Ingredients For curried coconut lentil soup in a jar for gifts

  • 3 Tbsp
    curry powder
  • 3/4 tsp
    garlic powder with parsley
  • 1 tsp
    ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp
    kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 c
    onion flakes, dehydrated
  • 2 Tbsp
    parsley flakes
  • 1 1/2 c
    red lentils
  • 1/4 c
    coconut flakes, dried , unsweetened

How To Make curried coconut lentil soup in a jar for gifts

  • 1
    FOR THE JAR: Combine curry, ginger, salt and pepper in a small bowl. Pour into a 1 pint jar with a wide mouth and tight fitting lid.
  • 2
    In the same bowl, combine, onion and parsley and mix with 1/2 lentils pour into jar. Mix 1/2 cup lentils and coconut and pour into jar. Top off with remaining 1/2 cup lentils. Pack down after each layer. Seal jar. Cover jar lid as desired and attach a gift tag with instructions with raffia or ribbon.
  • 3
    GIFT TAG INSTRUCTIONS: 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 jar Curried Coconut Lentil soup mix 48 ounces chicken broth, regular or low- sodium 2 cups water Heat oil in large saucepan over medium hear. Add container of jar, cook and stir for 1 minute or until spices are fragrant. Add broth and water; bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat; simmer uncovered, 20 minutes or until lentils are tender. Garnish with coconut if desired. Makes 4 servings.

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