Alphabet Soup


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Packed with vegetables, this soup is healthy and fun for kids

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  • 1/4 C. olive oil
  • 2 medium boiling potatoes -- peeled and diced
  • 1 C. carrots -- peeled and diced
  • 3/4 C. minced onions
  • 5-1/2 qts. chicken stock
  • 2 Tbs. fresh basil -- minced
  • 1 tsp. fresh oregano -- minced
  • 3 C. diced zucchini
  • 3 C. peeled, seeded, and diced tomatoes
  • 2 C. fresh peas
  • 1 lb. alphabet pasta

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Warm olive oil in a large pot over moderate heat. Add potatoes, carrot, and onion and sauté 5 minutes. Add chicken stock, basil, and oregano. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer 15 minutes. Add zucchini and 1 C. of the tomatoes. Simmer 10 minutes. Add pasta, peas, and remaining 2 C. tomatoes; simmer until pasta is cooked through. Season with salt and pepper. Serve immediately and pass a bowl of Parmesan. Makes about 16 C.

Elvee O'Kelley, Chicago, IL

Reviews (1)

  • came out really good. taste great! also found you can substitute canned veggies for the fresh ones if you don't have them at home.

    Flag as inappropriate dieselchic81  |  February 7, 2009

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