This Curried Lentil Soup in a Jar is an affordable homemade gift idea – read on for more Mason Jar Christmas Gifts that are perfect for the holidays!

Step 1 Using 8oz mason jars, add 1/2 cup lentils, then all the spices. Add the remaining 1/2 cup lentils. Add lid and set aside or give as a gift along with a can of coconut milk.

To Make the Recipe In a large pot, melt butter over med-high heat. Add carrots and celery, sauteing for 7-8 minutes until veggies are softened. Mix bouillon cube from jar with 2 cups boiling water and stir until dissolved. Add broth and coconut milk to the pot with veggies, bringing to a boil.

Step 3 Add lentil soup mix and simmer for 20 minutes until lentils are fully cooked. Remove from heat and stir in spinach. Serve and enjoy! Soup also freezes well! Add to glass bowls, freeze up to 3 months, and reheat in the microwave for 6-7 minutes, stirring halfway through.

Freezing This Recipe This Easy Coconut Curry Lentil Soup in a Jar is also FREEZER-FRIENDLY when fully cooked! Whip up a giant batch, then store in individual serving-size glass containers and freeze up to 3 months, reheating for 6-7 minutes or so in the microwave. Could dinner GET any easier?!