Preparation and Cooking Instructions: To prepare soup or broth, dissolve 1 lb. of Base in 5 gallons of boiling water. For a smaller quantity, dissolve 3/4 teaspoon of Base in 8 fluid ounces of boiling water or 4 ounces of Base in 5 quarts of boiling water. List of Ingredients: Smoked Ham (cured with Water, Salt, Sodium Lactate, Natural Hickory Smoke Flavor, Corn Syrup, Dextrose, Sodium Phosphates, Sugar, Sodium Diacetate, Sodium Erythorbate, Sodium Nitrite), Salt, Sugar, Maltodextrin, Autolyzed Yeast Extract, Flavor [Hydrolyzed Corn Wheat Gluten and Soy Protein, Maltodextrin, Disodium Inosinate, Rendered Ham Fat, Cysteine Hydrochloride, Natural Flavor], Hydrolyzed Corn Gluten with Natural Smoke Flavor, Xanthan Gum, Natural Flavoring. Contains: Soy, Wheat. * Except for that naturally occurring in Autolyzed Yeast Extract, Hydrolyzed Corn Wheat Gluten and Soy Protein, and Hydrolyzed Corn Gluten.