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lentil soup or salad mix

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Susan Cutler
Anchorage, AK

This is a mix that has become part of my Food Preparedness program. I have done research for at least 2 years now. I really don't know where I found this Lentil Soup or Salad Mix recipe. If anyone has seen this before and has the information where it came from, Please let me know. Thank you! I also am using picture with recipe. 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!

(1 rating)
yield serving(s)
prep time 10 Min

Ingredients For lentil soup or salad mix

  • 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

How To Make lentil soup or salad mix

  • 1
    Pour bouillon into jar and top with half of the red lentils, to form the first layer. Top with half of the green lentils.
  • 2
    Combine bacon bits and onion for the next layer.
  • 3
    Top with rice, then the remaining red and green lentils.
  • 4
    Apply lid and screw band tightly and attach Instruction tag.
  • 5
    Cooking Instructions: 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.