Minestrone Soup Mix
1/2 cup dried onion flakes
1/2 cup dried green bell pepper flakes
1/4 cup dried parsley flakes
2 tablespoons dried basil
1 tablespoon dried oregano
1 tablespoon dried marjoram
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon pepper
1/2 cup beef bouillon
1 pound dried white beans
1 pound dried kidney beans
4 cups uncooked small shells or elbow macaroni
Combine the flavorings. Divide into 4 parts and place in small zip
Combine the beans.
In 4 jars divide and layer the pasta.
Stick in the flavorings package.
Divide and layer the beans.
In addition to contents, you will need
2-1/2 quarts, water
1 carrot, zucchini, or yellow squash, sliced
4 oz. cooked ham, chopped
14-1/2 oz. can stewed tomatoes, undrained
Soak beans overnight. Drain. Add 2-1/2 quarts cold water, flavoring
mix, vegetables, and ham. Bring to a boil; reduce heat, and simmer,
stirring occasionally 2 hours. Add tomatoes & pasta, return to a
boil; reduce to medium, and cook 20 minutes or until pasta is
Makes 8 servings.