Witches’ Brew Soup Mix

Enjoy your warm dinner with this hearty soup made form homemade soup mix – a distinctive gift for Halloween.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 15 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

Soup Mix

2
cups dried green or yellow split peas
1
cup julienne-cut or chopped dry-pack sun-dried tomatoes
2
tablespoons chicken bouillon granules
2
teaspoons dried basil leaves
2
teaspoons dried thyme leaves
2
teaspoons garlic powder
1
teaspoon freshly ground pepper

Soup

1
teaspoon vegetable oil
1
large onion, chopped (1 cup)
2
cups chopped cooked ham
9
cups water

  • 1 In glass jar or decorative Halloween gift bag, layer soup mix ingredients. Store tightly covered at room temperature up to 2 months.
  • 2 In 3-quart saucepan, heat oil over medium-high heat. Cook onion in oil 5 to 6 minutes, stirring frequently, until tender. Add ham, water and soup mix. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Cover; simmer 1 hour or until peas are tender.

Expert Tips

Give soup mix in fun glass jars and include soup directions.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
355
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
7%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
),
Sodium
1318mg
1318%;
Total Carbohydrate
51g
51%
(Dietary Fiber
21g
21%
),
Protein
22g
22%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 1 Vegetable; 2 Very Lean Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.