Dry Soup Mix In A Jar Recipes – Curried Lentil Soup with Free Printable Recipe Card

Dry Soup Mix In A Jar Recipes – Curried Lentil Soup with Free Printable Recipe Card

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What can you put in a mason jar as a gift??

If you are looking for a great mason jar gift idea this holiday season, then I have one for you!  This one is a dry soup mix in a jar recipe for curried lentil soup.  

For this one, you need just a few dry ingredients to make a Curried Lentil Soup Mix, a mason jar, and the printed recipe card that I have already made for you!

I used these one year as Christmas gifts to fellow moms in my Mother’s of Preschoolers group.  These would also make wonderful teacher and neighbor gifts as well!

Dry Soup Mix In A Jar Recipes ingredients

Ingredients needed for this mason jar gift idea for Curried Lentil Soup Mix:

1/2 cup green lentils

1 cup of rice

1/3 cup of red lentils

spice mix (*see recipe below)

pint sized mason jar

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Dry Soup Mix In A Jar Recipes spices needed for curried lentil soup

Spice Mix Recipe:

1/2 tsp. turmeric

3/4 tsp. cardamom

1/4 tsp. cinnamon

1/4 tsp. ground pepper

1/8 tsp. nutmeg

 

Dry Soup Mix In A Jar Recipes spices in a bowl

To Make 8 Jars (which is what I did):

4 tsp. turmeric

6 tsp. cardamom

2 tsp. cinnamon

2 tsp. ground pepper

1 tsp. nutmeg

(use 1 3/4 tsp. of spice mix per jar)

Dry Soup Mix In A Jar Recipes half filled with lentils and spices

  1.  Take your clean and empty jars and start by filling them with 1/2 cup of green lentils.  Then add 1 3/4 tsp of the spice mix.

Dry Soup Mix In A Jar Recipes - after one jar is full

2.  Add a cup of rice and top off with 1/3 cup of red lentils.

Dry Soup Mix In A Jar Recipes with free printable recipe card

3.  Go ahead and cap your jar.  Grap a hole punch and punch your recipe card.

Dry Soup Mix In A Jar Recipes with nessy ladel and recipe card

I think these Nessy Ladles are just adorable, so I attached one of these as well to each soup mix.  Your friends will have to get a few more ingredients to complete the soup – onion, garlic, coconut milk and water.

If you are looking for what you can put in mason jars for Christmas, I hope you try out this idea!  When you try the recipe, come back and let me know what you think!!  Have other mason jar gift ideas?  Share them with us in the comments!

Dry Soup Mix In A Jar Recipes

Dry Soup Mix In A Jar Recipes - Curried Lentil Soup with Free Printable Recipe Card
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Recipe type: soup
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Serves: 8
 
Dry Soup Mix In A Jar Recipes: mason jar gift idea - dry curried lentil soup mix - comes with free printable recipe card! This recipes makes enough to fill 8 pint sized jars.
Ingredients
  • ½ cup green lentils
  • 1 cup of rice
  • ⅓ cup of red lentils
  • spice mix (*see recipe below)
  • pint sized mason jar
  • Curried Lentil Soup Mix Recipe Card
  • Spice mix:
  • 4 tsp. turmeric
  • 6 tsp. cardamom
  • 2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 2 tsp. ground pepper
  • 1 tsp. nutmeg
  • (use 1¾ tsp. of spice mix per jar)
Instructions
  1. Take your clean and empty jars and start by filling them with ½ cup of green lentils. Then add 1¾ tsp of the spice mix.
  2. Add a cup of rice and top off with ⅓ cup of red lentils.
  3. Cap your jar and grap a hole punch and punch your recipe card.
  4. Your friends will have to get a few more wet ingredients to complete the soup - onion, garlic, coconut milk and water.

 

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3 Responses to Dry Soup Mix In A Jar Recipes – Curried Lentil Soup with Free Printable Recipe Card

  1. Good Evening Maura, I noticed your curried Lentil Soup Mix when I was visiting the Lou Lou Girls and I just had to pop over and say hello.
    This is such a wonderful gift to give someone and with the nights getting darker and colder, what could be better than curried lentil soup.
    This is a really thoughtful gift.
    Best wishes to you.
    Daphne

  2. These look like a great recipe even for me! My question is what is the actual recipe? What do you tell the recipients to do when they want to make the soup? I’m missing the cards your attaching to the jars.

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