Farmhouse Soup Mix in a Jar

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  • 2 tablespoons dried minced onion
  • 2 tablespoons dried parsley flakes
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons beef bouillon flakes
  • 1/2 cup quick cook barley
  • 1/2 cup dried split peas
  • 1/2 cup rice, uncooked, do not use instant
  • 1/2 cup dry lentils
  • 1/2 cup alphabet pasta, uncooked
  • 1 cup flavored spiral, macaroni, uncooked


  1. In a small zip-type bag, add and mix the onion, parsley, salt, lemon pepper and bouillon.
  2. Using a funnel, layer the ingredients in this order in a 1-quat jar: Barley, peas, rice and lentils, small pasta. Add the zip-type bag with the seasonings. Fill rest of jar with the spiral macaroni. Seal the jar.
  3. Attach the following recipe to the jar.

Farmhouse Soup

Contents of jar
3 quarts water
2 stalks chopped celery
2 sliced carrots
1 cup shredded cabbage
2 cups diced tomatoes

Put all ingredients into a stockpot over medium low heat. Cover and simmer about 1 hour, or until vegetables are tender.