Veggie Rice Mix In A Jar Recipe
4 cups uncooked long-grain rice
2 tbsp. instant vegetarian bouillon
2 tsp. salt
4 tsp. celery flakes
4 tsp. onion flakes
4 tsp. green pepper flakes
4 tsp. red pepper flakes

Combine all ingredients in a large bowl. Stir until evenly distributed. Put about 1 1/2 cups mixture each into three 1 pint airtight containers. Label. Store in a cool, dry place. Mix should be used within 6-8 months, so if jar is filled far in advance of "giving," adjust the storage time on the attached instruction card. Makes about 4 1/2 cups of Veggie Rice Mix.

Attach the following instructions on a card:

Vegetarian Rice

1 1/2 cups Veggie Rice Mix
2 cups cold water
1 tbsp. butter or margarine

Combine ingredients in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil over high heat. Cover, reduce heat and cook 15 minutes, until liquid is absorbed. Makes 4-6 servings.

Note: Mix should be used within 6 months.