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Looking for a thoughtful food gift alternative that doesn't require hours in the kitchen? This pretty 15 Bean Soup Jar is not only inexpensive to make, it literally comes together in minutes for a delicious homemade gift that is sure to be appreciated.

15 Bean Soup Gift Jar

This simple and practical gift is perfect for teachers, neighbors and friends!
Course Soup
Keyword 15 Bean Soup Gift Jar
Prep Time 10 minutes
Author Ruth Soukup


  • HamBeens 15 Bean Soup® mix
  • large mason jar
  • wide mouth canning jar lid & ring
  • pretty scrapbook paper or fabric
  • printable tag
  • ribbon


  1. Trace the canning lid on the back of your scrapbook paper, then cut out circle.
  2. Fill jar with beans.
  3. Place seasoning packet on top of beans.
  4. Place canning lid on top of jar, then cover with scrapbook paper circle and secure with canning ring.
  5. Secure tag with cooking instructions to jar with a pretty ribbon.
  6. To prepare soup, simply simply add rinsed beans to crockpot with 1 chopped onion, 8 cups of water or stock, 1 clove garlic, & 1 pound chopped smoked sausage or cooked ham. Cook on high for 5 hours or low for 7-8 hours until beans are tender. Stir in 1 15oz. can diced tomatoes & heat 30 minutes more. Serve with crusty bread.  For a vegetarian version, omit the meat & add 1/2 cup each of chopped carrots & celery instead.