Jambalaya Mix in a Jar

Makes 1 1/2 Cups of Mix

1 cup raw long-grain rice
1 tablespoon instant minced onion
1 tablespoon green bell pepper flakes
1 tablespoon parsley flakes
1 bay leaf
2 teaspoons beef bouillon granules
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 teaspoon thyme
1/4 - 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper

Place mix in a decorative Jar or pour in a zip bag. Cut an 18x18 square of satin and one of lace. Place lace on flat surface and top with the satin. Lay the bag of mix inside and gather up all side and tie with ribbon.

Attach to Bag:


1 1/2 cups Jambalaya Mix
3 cups water
8 oz can tomato sauce
1/2 cup cooked meat

Combine first three ingredients and bring to a boil (in a 6 quart pot) . Reduce heat to simmer; add meat and cook 20 minutes. Remove and discard bay leaf. Makes about 8 Cups