Friendship Soup

Friendship Soup Directions & Recipe

Please note: If your jar has the blue label it is beef bullion based soup.  If you jar has the green label, if is the vegetarian version with tomato or minestrone based soup.

Ingredients Needed:

6 cups of water
6 cups of vegetable broth
2 teaspoons black pepper
½ - 1 pound of ground beef or turkey, browned and drained (Optional)

1. Remove pasta from jar; set aside

2. Combine water and broth in large saucepan, bring to boil over high heat. Add remaining contents of jar, return to boil. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 20 to 30 minutes or until rice, lentils and split peas are tender.

3. Add pasta, pepper and ground beef, if desired, to saucepan; bring to boil over high heat, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 10 to 12 minutes or until pasta is tender.

Makes 12 servings