• Minestrone Soup Mix

    1/4 cup dried split peas
    1/2 cup dried kidney beans
    4 crumbled beef bouillon cubes
    1 teaspoon dried basil
    1 teaspoon dried oregano
    1 teaspoon dried parsley
    1 1/2 teaspoons salt
    1/2 teaspoon ground pepper
    1 cup elbow macaroni, (measure into a small baggie and place on top in the jar!)

    Layer all ingredients in a large cone-shaped bag, Jar, or Vacuum
    Seal bag; seal & attach a tag with directions. If desired, Decorate
    Jar/Cone/Bag for what-ever occasion it was created for.


    Attach Tag:
    8 cups water
    1 package minestrone soup mix
    1 pound sweet Italian sausage
    2 carrots peeled and chopped
    2 stalks celery chopped
    1/2 cup chopped onion
    1 28 oz can diced tomatoes
    macaroni baggie

    Place water into a large stockpot. Add the minestrone soup mix and simmer for 1 1/2 hours. Remove the skin from the sausage.
    In a medium skillet, brown the sausage, breaking it into small pieces. Add the vegetables to the skillet and saute for 3-5 minutes. Add the sausage, vegetables and tomatoes to the soup. Bring soup to a boil, and add the elbow macaroni. Simmer for 30 minutes.

    .

    .
    Original Author Unknown, Recipe Shared on Budget101 Discussion List. J
    We love to see when you like and share our hard work, but ask that you please follow just a few guidelines.. Use one photo of the finished product on your site and provide a link back to my original post. If you feature a photo from my post, it may not be accompanied by the project/recipe tutorial, whether in my own words as it originally appeared or paraphrased. Always feel free to share photos and links on Pinterest, as it will route back to the original post. Budget101.com is protected under copyright laws. If you any questions or would like to notify me that you’re sharing a post, please email me at liss @ budget101.com
    Comments 2 Comments
    1. bleedingace's Avatar
      bleedingace -
      does the finish product suppose to have 2 cups elbow macaroni?
    1. FreebieQueen's Avatar
      FreebieQueen -
      No, only 1 c. but it's placed in a separate baggie and put on top in the jar.


    Have something you'd like to add? Register & Login to add your own comments, thoughts, questions or suggestions.

    As always, Registration is Free!

  • Disclaimer: The use of any trademarked names on or within the pages of Budget101.com should not be considered an endorsement by the trademark holders. All Trademark rights remain the property of their respective holders and are solely being used a brief descriptive of the recipes being provided.

  • Keep Reading . . .

    Watermelon SaladWatermelon Salad


    Watermelon is a favored summertime treat, here is a simple, light salad recipe that incorporates watermelon, sweet vidalia onions and cucumbers with a lovely dressing that you're sure to love!


    Red Pepper & Herbed ChickenRed Pepper & Herbed Chicken


    Delicious grilled chicken marinated in a simple yet elegant red pepper herb sauce that can be made ahead of time


    Cowboy CaviarCowboy Caviar


    Make your own Fire roasted corn and black bean salsa with this simple Cowboy Caviar recipe



(C) Melissa 'Liss' Burnell & Budget101.com 1995-2015
Material from www.Budget101.com may not be copied or distributed, or republished, uploaded, posted, or transmitted in any way, without the prior written consent of Budget101.com, EXCEPT: you may print recipe pages for your personal, non-commercial home use only, provided you do not delete or change any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary notices. Modification or use of the materials for any other purpose violates Budget101.com's intellectual property rights.
Site Design is Created from a Modified Style Originally Created by Miner Skinz