Colorful Soup Mix In A Jar

18 cubes beef bouillon
1/4 c. dried minced onion
1/2 c. dried split peas
1/2 c. twist macaroni; uncooked
1/4 c. barley
1/2 c. dry lentils
1/3 c. long-grain white rice
1 c. tri-color spiral pasta; uncooked

Use a canning funnel or any funnel that has about a 2-inch neck. This will make it easier to fill the jars with the ingredients. Be sure to use a wide-mouth, 1-quart canning jar.

Layer ingredients in the order given: bouillon, onion flakes, split peas, small shape pasta, barley, lentils, rice, and enough tricolor spiral pasta to fill jar.

Attach to Jar:

Colorful Soup

In large kettle, brown 1 pound ground beef or stew beef cut into bite-size pieces in a little olive oil. Remove tricolor pasta from top of jar and reserve. Add the rest of the jar contents to the kettle with 12 cups water. Let come to a boil and simmer 45 minutes. Add tricolor pasta and simmer 15 minutes more. Serve with your favorite bread or rolls and a tossed salad.