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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!


Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Soup
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