Parsley Pesto Spaghetti Mix

2 1/2 c spaghetti, broken into smaller pieces
1/3 c. dried parsley flakes
1/2 c. blanched almonds, chopped
1/4 tsp. Plus 1/8 tsp. dried minced garlic
1 c. parmesan cheese

Layer the ingredients in the order given into a wide-mouth 1 quart
canning jar. Pack each layer in place before adding the next ingredient.

Attach a gift tag with these cooking directions:
Parsley Pesto Spaghetti Mix:

1 Jar Parsley Pesto Spaghetti Mix
1/2 c. butter or margarine melted

2 1/2 c. water
Salt & Pepper to taste

In a medium skillet, place Parsley Pesto Spaghetti Mix and water. Over
medium to high heat, bring mixtures to a boil, stirring often. Reduce
heat to medium and simmer until thickened and the noodles are tender,
stirring often. Stir in butter. Add salt and pepper to taste.