1Pour contents of sauce mix (from lasagne mix) into 3 1/2-cup jar or quart-size plastic bag. Layer instant minced onion over dry sauce mix. Top with pasta (from lasagne mix). Place lid on jar, or seal plastic bag with colorful ribbon or raffia.
2Place soup mix, can of tomatoes and can of corn in gift basket. Include the following directions for making soup.<BR><BR> <B>Italian Soup</B><BR><BR> Cook 1 pound ground beef in 4-quart Dutch oven, stirring frequently, until brown; drain.<BR><BR> Stir in soup mix, 5 cups hot water, undrained tomatoes and undrained corn. Heat to boiling, stirring occasionally; reduce heat. Cover and simmer 12 to 14 minutes, stirring occasionally, until pasta is tender.<BR><BR> Ladle into bowls. Top with grated Parmesan cheese or shredded mozzarella cheese if desired. Makes 6 servings.