Friendship Soup Mix Ingredients: 1/2 cup dry split peas 1/3 cup beef bouillon granules 1/4 cup pearl barley 1/2 cup dry lentils 1/4 cup dried minced onion 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning 1/2 cup uncooked long grain rice 1/2 cup alphabet macaroni or other small macaroni Additional Ingredients: 1 pound ground beef 3 quarts water 1 can (28 oz) diced tomatoes, undrained 1.In a 1-1/2 pint jar, layer the first 8 ingredients in the order listed.Seal tightly. To prepare soup: Carefully remove macaroni from top of jar and set aside. In a large saucepan or dutch oven, brown beef; drain. Add the water, tomatoes, and soup mix; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 45 minutes. Add the reserved macaroni; cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until macaroni, peas, lentils, and barley are tender. Makes 16 servings.