Rainbow Bean Soup Mix in a Quart Jar

Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 0 mins

This makes a great gift. I have made many welcome/gift baskets for my neighbors. When I give the gift, I add a can of crushed tomatoes and a package of soup crackers.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Use a quart jar that has a wide mouth, but if you can't find one any quart jar will work.
  2. Place each type of bean in jar in the order listed above.
  3. Top with seasoning bag, gently flattened so it can be seen from all sides.
  4. Place lid, decorate jar and attach recipe.
  5. Put an expiration date: one year from time of assembly.
  7. Remove seasoning packet from the jar and set to the side. Rinse beans and place beans in large microwave-safe dish. Cover with water 1" to 2" over top of beans. Cover dish loosely with plastic wrap. Microwave on high for 15 minutes, rotating after 7 minutes. Drain and rinse beans very well; place in a large pot. Add 8 cups water, one 15 ounce can crushed tomatoes and seasonings from packet. Cover, bring to boil. Lower heat, cover pan and simmer 1 1/2 hours or until beans are tender. Stir occasionally.
Most Helpful

Very pretty presentation and easy to make.

Julie_Rushton December 28, 2009

I made 2 of these for Xmas gifts this year. So nice and colorful. Will take a pic when I get some Xmas fabric for the top. I will give the soup review when it is made. I hope my Mum makes it while I am visiting her this year. Pic to come

FrenchBunny December 07, 2008

I made two jars of this soup to give away as Christmas gifts this year. The finished product was so pretty, like something you would find at a craft market. My jars weren't quite big enough so I would recommend measuring the jar first so you won't realize at the last minute that all of the ingredients won't fit. Thanks for such a creative idea!

Katie Lou Who December 23, 2007