1/4 cup dried minced onion
1/2 cup dried split peas
1/2 cup uncooked twist macaroni
1/4 cup barley
1/2 cup dry lentils
1/3 cup long-grain white rice
1 cup uncooked tri-color spiral pasta
Layer all ingredients in a large cone-shaped bag, Jar, or Vacuum
Seal bag; seal & attach
Jar/Cone/Bag for what-ever occasion it was created for.
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 set aside.
Add 12 cups of water and the remaining jar contents to a large kettle/pot. Bring to a low boil, reduce heat and simmer 45 minutes.
Add tricolor pasta and simmer 15 minutes more.
Serve with your favorite bread or rolls and a tossed salad.