Make a soup jar to gift a friend who needs encouragement or to help out a neighbor or single mom in your area. Small acts of kindness make a big difference, and you can start today!

What You Need

  • Beef bouillon cube
  • ¼ cup dried minced onion
  • ½ cup dry lentils
  • 1/3 cup long-grain white rice
  • 1 cup uncooked tri-color spiral pasta
  • ½ cup dried split peas
  • 1 quart canning jar with lid
  • Funnel
  • ¼ cup barley
  • Recipe card
  • String


  1. Place a funnel at the top of your jar.
  2. Carefully layer the ingredients in the jar. Start with the beef bouillon. Then layer the onion flakes, split peas, barley, lentils, rice, and enough tri-color spiral pasta to fill the jar.
  3. Download and print the recipe card or copy by hand.
  4. Attach the recipe card to the jar with string and give it to a friend!