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Farmhouse Soup Starter Mix

 Contents of jar:
 Ingredients: barley, green lentils, split peas, wild rice blend (Lundberg ‘Wild Blend Rice’: long grain brown rice, sweet brown rice, wild rice, whole grain Wehani rice, whole grain black Japonica rice), minced dried onions, parsley flakes, lemon pepper seasoning (lemon peel, black pepper)


 Makes 8 servings, 1+ cup each
 Prep Time: 10 minutes
 Total Time: 1 hour and 10 minutes
 Ease of Preparation: Easy

Contents of Soup Starter jar
6 cups of low sodium broth
2 stalks chopped celery
2 sliced carrots
½ cup parsnips chopped into ½ inch pieces (any root vegetable will work)
2 cups diced tomatoes (one 14.5 oz can – undrained)
fresh parsley or chives– for garnish

Put all ingredients into a stockpot over medium low heat. Cover and simmer about 1 hour to cook grains and test when vegetables are tender. Garnish with fresh parsley or chives if available.

 Nutritional Notes: per serving: calories 216; fat 1g (sat <0.5g, mono <0.5g, poly <0.5g); iron 2.5mg; cholesterol 0.0mg; calcium 65mg; carbohydrate 44g; sodium 174mg; protein 9g; fiber 10g