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I have been scouring the internet looking for a recipe to make dry vegetable soup mix like Knorr’s, but keep coming up blank. At $2+ a pop for one of their packets, I’d much rather make my own! Anyone have a recipe?

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  1. Laughter says

    i’ve made some = didn’t use a recipe, but started with bullion, crumbled ramen noodles [i tossed their flavoring but you could use it if you want], dried onions, instant mashed potatoes, some dehydrated veggies i bought from Frontier Herbs, all sorts of spices and just winged it by tasting – you could dry your own veggies if you have a dehydrator [or use your oven]and spice them to suit – then put it in a cup, pour boiling water on it, cover it [those cutsey cups w/the top/saucer thingies work real well for this] and let it sit for 2 or 3 minutes and ta daa, you have soup – something i haven’t tried but i think would work well would be drying riced baked potatoes, leftover cooked veggies -you wouldn’t want to use the ones cooked too much – but i think you could do peas, corn, broccoli, beans, diced beets, shredded carrots etc etc etc – let me know how it works for you!

  2. Brenda says

    Check out Budget101.com. They have loads of soup mixes to make from scratch. Including the dehydrated type you mentioned.Hillbilly Housewife & Budget 101 are the only 2 sites I use for frugal food recipes and make your own mixes.

  3. Pamela says

    I make spinach dip using the veggie soup packet. I buy the Lipton brand which contains 2 packages for the same price as just one.

  4. says

    Make Your Own Vegetable Soup Mix
    From Budget101.com

    1/3 cup vegetable flakes (tomatoes, celery, onion, zucchini, onion, peas, broccoli and carrots, made by putting dried veggies in a blender until pea-sized)
    1 tablespoon cracked wheat
    1 tablespoon pasta, broken up
    1/4 teaspoon dried parsley
    1/4 teaspoon dried sweet basil
    pinch garlic powder
    pinch onion powder
    salt and pepper to taste

    To use as is, add to 2 c. boiling water or stock, allow to set covered 2-4 minutes.


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