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.

Hilary Meyer
Source:, June 2018


Recipe Summary

25 mins
25 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • 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 1 1/2 teaspoons Parmesan.



To make ahead: Refrigerate soup for up to 3 days.

Nutrition Facts

277 calories; protein 11.5g 23% DV; carbohydrates 37.3g 12% DV; exchange other carbs 2.5; dietary fiber 5.5g 22% DV; sugars 6.7g; fat 10.2g 16% DV; saturated fat 2g 10% DV; cholesterol 2.2mg 1% DV; vitamin a iu 5872.4IU 117% DV; vitamin c 20.7mg 35% DV; folate 72.9mcg 18% DV; calcium 107.5mg 11% DV; iron 2.3mg 13% DV; magnesium 34.8mg 12% DV; potassium 679.8mg 19% DV; sodium 554.7mg 22% DV; thiamin 0.8mg 84% DV.