“From Better Homes & Gardens January 2001. Prep time is to put tother the mix. Cook time is to cook the soup.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Layer ingredients in a clean 1-pint jar.
  2. Suggested order: tortellini, tomatoes, peas, carrots, boullion, onion, basil, thyme, garlic powder, pepper.
  3. For Use: Empty jar ingredients into a 3-Qt saucepan.
  4. Add 5 cups water.
  5. Bring to a boil then reduce to a simmer.
  6. Cover ans immer for about 50 minutes, or until peas are tender.
  7. If desired add 1 cup chopped cooked ham or sausage If you have a hard time finding dried carrots, they are availiable by the"Just Tomatoes, Etc.
  8. "brand (available for order online at www. justtomatoes. com) which are available at a lot of stores and health food markets now adays (I've even seen them at pet stores), but if that's too much of a pain, I would just add"add chopped carrots" to the directions.
  9. As for the dried onions, if you can't find those, you can add a little bit of onion powder to the recipe (~1/2tsp) or add"Add diced onion" to the directions.

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