hearty soup in a jar recipe

Hearty Soup in a jar, colorful kitchen decor and practical gift idea. This hearty soup in a jar recipe is easy to put together and fun to give.


Place a circle of patterned fabric (9" diameter will do it) under the ring of the lid, or over top the lid secured by a rubber band. Put a ribbon and bow of raffia or fabric around the ring of the lid overtop the rubber band. A hot glue gun will be handy to add other decor.

hearty soup in a jar mix

1 cup dried small red beans
1/2 cup dried lentils
1/4 cup EACH: dried split peas, white navy beans
8 teaspoons chicken bouillon granules
1/3 cup instant minced onion
2 teaspoons crushed dried basil
1 teaspoon pepper
1/4 teaspoon EACH: cumin, garlic powder
1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
1 bay leaf
2/3 cup raw brown rice (NOT INSTANT)

Layer your beens in jar. In asmall plastic bag, mix bouillon granules, minced onion, basil leaves, pepper, cumin, garlic powder, ginger and bay leaf.

In another small plastic bag, place rice.

Attach these hearty soup recipe instructions to the jar:

Hearty Soup Recipe

To prepare, wash beans and place in a 3-quart saucepan with 6 cups water. Bring to a boil for 5 minutes. Remove from heat. Let stand 30 minutes. Drain beans and return to pan.

Add package of seasonings with 8 cups water. Bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat and simmer 45 minutes. Add rice and continue simmering until beans and rice are tender 45 minutes.

Serves 6

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