Alphabet Soup

Alphabet Soup

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From: EatingWell.com, June 2018

Recite your ABC's while you enjoy this kid-friendly soup that you can feel good about serving—it's packed with healthy vegetables. If you can't find alphabet noodles, any small pasta (like orzo) will work.

Ingredients 4 servings

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  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 cup chopped carrot
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 cup chopped green beans ( ½-inch pieces)
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 cups low-sodium chicken broth or "no-chicken" broth
  • 1 (15 ounce) can petite diced tomatoes
  • 4 ounces alphabet-shaped pasta or other fun shape
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground pepper
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

Preparation

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  1. Heat oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add carrot, onion, green beans and garlic. Cook, stirring, until fragrant and beginning to soften, 2 to 4 minutes. Add broth and tomatoes. Bring to a boil. Stir in pasta. Reduce heat to a simmer. Cover and cook, stirring occasionally, until the pasta and vegetables are tender; 8 to 10 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Garnish each serving with 1½ teaspoons Parmesan.
  • To make ahead: Refrigerate soup for up to 3 days.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 1¾ cups
  • Per serving: 277 calories; 10 g fat(2 g sat); 5 g fiber; 37 g carbohydrates; 12 g protein; 73 mcg folate; 2 mg cholesterol; 7 g sugars; 0 g added sugars; 5,872 IU vitamin A; 21 mg vitamin C; 107 mg calcium; 2 mg iron; 555 mg sodium; 680 mg potassium
  • Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin A (117% daily value), Vitamin C (35% dv)
  • Carbohydrate Servings:
  • Exchanges: 2½ vegetable, 2 fat, 1½ starch

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