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country soup in a jar

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Stormy Stewart
Mio, MI

This make ahead is a great staple in any pantry. So make a few for yourself as well as others. Great for new time cooks or in a house warming basket. These are great in a basket of treats for someone who is ailing.

(1 rating)
yield 1 pot of soup
prep time 10 Min

Ingredients For country soup in a jar

  • 1/2 c
  • 1/2 c
    dried split peas
  • 1/2 c
    uncooked rice
  • 1/2 c
    dry lentils
  • 2 Tbsp
    dried minced onion
  • 2 Tbsp
    parsley flakes
  • 2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    lemon pepper
  • 2 Tbsp
    beef bouillon granules (can use chicken or vegan)
  • 1/2 c
    uncooked alphabet pasta
  • 1 c
    uncooked twist macaroni

How To Make country soup in a jar

  • 1
    In a wide-mouth jar, layer the barley, peas, rice & lentils. Then layer around the edges the onion, parsley, salt, lemon pepper, bouillon, and the alphabet pasta. Fill the rest of the jar with the twist macaroni. Seal the jar.
  • 2
    Cooking Directions: (To be included with the soup mix)
  • 3
    Country soup Add contents of the jar to 3 quarts of water. Add 2 stalks of chopped celery, 2 sliced carrots, 1 cup shreeded cabbage (optional), and 2 cups sun dried tomatoes or cut up regular ones. Heat over medium-low heat, cover & simmer for about 1 hour or until vegetables are tender. Note can add leftover Chicken or beef if desired

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