A tasty and soul warming gift for cool evenings this soup mix is delicious and just needs a few fresh add in’s to complete. This mason jar soup mix makes a great hostess or housewarming gift. We’ve included a printable tag to finish it off. You should be able to get 4-6 soup mixes depending on the size bag of beans you use.
- 1/3 cup green split peas
- 1/3 cup yellow split peas
- 1/3 cup pinto beans
- 1/3 cup great northern beans
- 1/3 cup kidney beans
- ¼ cup diced onion flakes
- ½ tsp. cumin
- ½ tsp. garlic powder
- ½ tsp. oregano
Layer ingredients in pint mason jar, ending with spices on top.
Cooking directions to include:
- 8 cups water
- Soup mix
- 2 medium carrots, chopped
- 2 medium stalks celery, chopped
- 1 lb. ham hock or bone
Pour contents of soup mix in water, bring to a boil. Boil for 2-3 minutes. Remove from heat. Cover and let stand for 1 hour.
Stir in carrots, celery, and ham. Heat to boiling, reduce heat. Cover and simmer for about 2 hours or until beans are tender.
Place your jar of soup mix in a pretty bowl or set of bowls tie up with a ribbon, I used a strip of burlap for a country look. Keep an eye out on the clearance racks I got the bowl you see in the picture for about $2.00 marked down from $5, it is a heavy, excellent quality soup bowl. Print the gift tag (Fall Friendship Soup Mix Printable PDF) or hand write above directions and attach to your gift.
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