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Soup in a Jar

This Soup in a Jar recipe is a perfect gift to give during the holidays, for birthdays, or to a friend. And it makes a hearty, healthy, delicious soup!


Course Soup
Cuisine American
Keyword Soup
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 246kcal
Author Echo Blickenstaff

Ingredients

When making the soup add:

  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 12 cups water
  • Salt pepper, and any other preferred seasonings.

Instructions

To gift in a jar:

  • Layer dry ingredients in the order listed in a quart-size jar.
  • Tip: Use a funnel to add the ingredients to the jar. This helps to layer the ingredients evenly.
  • Add gift tag with Love Soup directions.
  • Decorate with a ribbon or gift bow.

To gift in a bag:

  • Mix all dry ingredients together and pour into a resealable plastic bag.
  • Add gift tag with Love Soup directions.
  • Decorate with a ribbon or gift bow.

To make the soup:

  • Brown 1 lb ground beef in a skillet or frying pan.
  • Bring 12 cups of water to a boil in a large pot.
  • Add all dry ingredients, ground beef, and any preferred seasonings to the boiling water. Cover and simmer for 45 minutes or until lentils and split peas are soft.
  • Leftovers can be frozen.

Nutrition

Calories: 246kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 27mg | Sodium: 67mg | Potassium: 434mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 24IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 37mg | Iron: 2mg