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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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Navy Bean & Ham Soup
~ Mix in a Jar ~

~Makes 5 cups~

2 cups dried navy beans

1/2 packet pork gravy mix
1/2 box Knorr Vegetable Soup Mix
1/4 cup imitation bacon bits
1 tbsp brown sugar
1 tsp dried oregano
1 tsp dried basil
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1/4 tsp pepper

Combine seasonings and place in a thin zipper sandwich bag
Layer in wide-mouth 1-pint canning jar in order listed BELOW*
Place seasoning packet in jar first
Gently flatten bag so it is visible from all sides of jar
Fill jar with beans

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


~ Navy Bean & Ham Soup ~

1 jar soup mix
1 can ham (5oz)
6 cups water

Rinse beans. Place beans in a large microsafe
dish. Cover with water 1" -2" over top of
beans. Cover dish loosely with plastic wrap
Microwave on high power 15 minutes. Rotate
after 7 minutes. Drain and rinse beans. Place
beans, ham, and seasonings from packet in medium
pan. Add water. Bring to a boil. Lower heat,
cover and simmer 1 1/2 hours
Stir occasionally

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