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A fun and easy way to package great gifts for giving
Give jars by themselves or use as the perfect addition to any gift basket
Great idea for the holidays or any special occasion

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Black Eyed Pea Soup
~ Mix in a Jar ~

3 1/2 cups dried black eyed peas

~Seasoning Packet~
1/2 cup dried minced onion
6 tbsp chicken bouillon granules
2 tbsp dried parsley flakes
1 tbsp sugar
2 tsp dried minced garlic
1 tsp chili powder
1 tsp onion powder
1/2 tsp pepper
1/2 tsp garlic powder

Mix and place the seasoning in a small plastic bag
Layer in wide-mouth 1-quart canning jar
Add 2 cups of the peas into canning jar
Place the seasoning packet on top of the peas
Add the remaining peas

Put the lid on the jar and tie a homespun fabric bow around the lid
As an added touch, tie a wooden spoon to the lid

Attach jar labels to the jar with the following instructions


~ Black Eyed Pea Soup ~

1 jar soup mix
12 cups water
2--14oz can of diced or crushed tomatoes

Remove seasoning packet and set aside
Rinse peas and place in microwave safe dish
Cover with water, 1 to 2 inches over the top
of the beans. Cover the dish loosely with
plastic wrap and microwave on high for
15 minutes, rotating after 7 minutes
Drain and rinse beans. Place beans in a
large soup pot. Add water, tomatoes and
seasoning packet. Cover, bring to a boil
Lower heat, cover and simmer 1 1/2 hours
or until beans are tender. Stir occasionally

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