5 from 2 votes

Texas 2-Step Soup Mix in a Jar

Looking for a mason jar mix recipe that isn't cookies? This Texas 2-step soup is the perfect jar mix recipe for food gifts or stocking up on quick weeknight meals.

Course Soup
Cuisine American
Keyword Jar Soup Mix, Mason Jar Mix, Mason Jar Recipe
Prep Time 15 minutes
Servings 1 jar mix
Author Leah @ Beyer Beware


For Each Jar

  • 1 -1.61 oz Brown gravy mix package
  • 2 Tablespoons chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon dried minced onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 10-12 tortilla chips crushed
  • 1 - 1.25 cups pasta such a macaroni or shells

For Soup

  • 1 Pound ground beef or pork
  • 7 cups water
  • 1 15 oz. can of corn with red and green peppers
  • 1 15 oz. can of diced tomatoes


For Jar

  1. Fill wide mouth pint jar with first with brown gravy mix.
  2. Combine chili powder, oregano, cumin, onion, and garlic salt in a bowl and add to jar.
  3. Add tortilla chips followed by the dry pasta.
  4. Seal with the lid and ring.

For Soup

  1. Brown beef in medium pot or dutch oven till juices run clear.
  2. Add water and contents of jar to the beef in the pan used to brown the meat. Heat till boiling.
  3. Add corn and tomatoes to soup.
  4. Reduce heat and simmer for 20-25 minutes.
  5. Serve with shredded cheese, tortilla chips, and sour cream.