Vegetable Alphabet Soup

You can choose any vegetables you want.  Substitute fresh in-season vegetables and allow extra cooking time for them to get tender. This is a great rainy-day soup! Canned chicken can substitute for cooked chicken.

Ingredients:

2 teaspoons canola oil

? cup celery, sliced

¼ cup onion, chopped

¼ teaspoon dried basil

2 cups of frozen mixed vegetables

? cup carrots, shredded

3 cups low-sodium chicken broth

? cup alphabet noodles

1 ½ cups cooked chicken, shredded

1 cup baby spinach, chopped

 

Directions:

In a large pot, cook celery, onion, and basil in hot oil on medium-high for about 3 minutes.  Add mixed vegetables, carrots, and chicken broth and bring to a simmer.  Add noodles and cook for 7 minutes or until vegetables and noodles are tender.  When ready to serve, add chicken and spinach and cook until heated through.  Serves 4.

 

Recipe adapted from Dora and Diego Let’s Cook

 


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