Alphabet Soup



  • 1/3 beef bouillon
  • 1/4 onion flakes
  • 1/2 split peas
  • 1/2 ABC macaroni
  • Layer all ingredients in wide mouth jar in order given. Finish filling jar with any shape pasta (curly, seashells, wheels, etc.).
  • Fill out a recipe card with the following instructions and attach to the soup mix.
  • Additional ingredients to make soup:
  • 1 lb. lean ground beef
  • 12 cups water
  • 1 (15 oz.) can diced tomatoes, undrained


Cook ground beef in large kettle; drain. Add dry soup mix, water and tomatoes, stirring to combine. Bring mixture to boil and reduce to simmer. Cook 30 minutes or until done.
Helpful Hints: Gifts of food are truly gifts from the heart. This soup mix is easy to prepare, fun to give, and delicious when cooked. Kids will enjoy putting this gift together, and it will be most appreciated by those lucky enough to receive it.
Safety Tip: We know that meat is thoroughly and safely cooked by first cooking the ground beef, then adding the rest of the ingredients and bringing to a boil. Leftovers from this large quantity of soup will need to be refrigerated or frozen to safely store for a later meal.