Curried Coconut Lentil Soup in a Jar for gifts

Marsha Gardner


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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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


    Combine curry, ginger, salt and pepper in a small bowl. Pour into a 1 pint jar with a wide mouth and tight fitting lid.
  • 2In 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.
    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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Course/Dish: Bean Soups
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