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Meals in a Jar

Meals in a Jar

          Winter Bean Soup Mix

1/4 cup pinto beans
1/4 cup lima beans
1/4 cup red beans
1/4 cup yellow split peas
1/4 cup lentles
1/4 cup green split peas
1 tsp dried onion
1 tsp cumin
2 tsp beef / chicken bullion

Layer into jar. Lid & attach tag:

For long term storage you should add
absorber or vacuum seal the jar.

To use Winter Bean Soup 

8 cups water
contents of jar
2 med carrots, chopped
2 med stalks celery, chopped

2 Ham hocks or 2 cans chicken|

Sent in by Shannon V.

           Instant Potato Soup Mix

1 1/2 cups instant mashed potatoes 
1 cup dry milk 
2 tablespoons instant chicken bouillon 
2 tablespoons dried minced onion 
1 teaspoon dried parsley 
1/2 teaspoon ground pepper 
1/4 teaspoon dried Thyme or Sage 
1/8 teaspoon Curry powder or Cumin
1 teaspoon Garlic salt
1 tablespoon bacon bits 

Combine all ingredients into jar.  Lid & attatch tag:

For long term storage you should add 
oxygen absorber or vacuum seal the jar.

To use Potato Soup Mix

To Use: add 1/2 cup mix in soup bowl & add 1 cup boiling water. Stir until smooth. 
Variations: add ham and/or cheese to soup as desired (about 1/4 cup per bowl)

Sent in by 
Shannon V.

          Texas Two-Step Soup Mix

1 (1.61-ounce) package brown gravy mix 
2 tablespoons mild red chili powder
2 teaspoons dried oregano leaves
1 teaspoon ground cumin 
2 teaspoon dried minced onion
1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
10 to 12 regular-size tortilla chips, coarsely crushed
1 to 1 1/4 cups uncooked small to medium-size pasta (such as wheels,
shells, macaroni)

Layer ingredients into jar & attach tag:

For long term storage you should add 
oxygen absorber or vacuum seal the jar.

To use Texas Two step Soup

In a crockpot combine the following:
1/2 lb Browned ground beef / 2 cans chicken 
Contents of jar 
7 c. water
1 (15-oz) can corn with red and green bell peppers and 
1 (16-oz) can chopped tomatoes.

Simmer a couple hours or until macaroni is fully cooked, 
simmering allows the seasonings to give their best flavor.

Sent in by Shannon V.


Chicken Noodle Soup Mix

1 1/2 cup uncooked fine egg noodles
1/4 C minced onion 
1 1/2 tablespoons chicken-flavored bouillon 
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper 
1/4 teaspoon dried whole thyme 
1/8 teaspoon celery seeds 
1/8 teaspoon garlic powder 
1 bay leaf

Layer all ingredients into Jar & attach tag:

For long term storage you should add
oxygen absorber or vacuum seal the jar.

To use Chicken Noodle Soup

Empty the soup mix from the jar and add 8 cups water into a large stockpot. Add 2 diced carrots, 2 stalks diced celery and 3 cups cooked or canned chicken and bring to a boil. Cover and reduce to a simmer. Simmer for 15 minutes.
Remove the bay leaf and simmer an additional 5 minutes.

Sent in by Shannon V.

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