Total Time
3hrs 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 3 hrs

When my kids were little I used to always try to make something "out of the ordinary" to keep them on their toes. I have no idea where this "brain child" came from but it was always fun to do and to eat. I couldnt post the original recipe the way it is written so the (CAPITALIZED INGREDIENTS) are the original.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 beef bone, and any cooked beef (DINOSAUR BONE, EITHER STEGOSAURUS OR BRONTOSAURUS)
  • 4 potatoes (CUT UP ROCKS)
  • 4 carrots (CUT UP ROOTS)
  • 1 onion, chopped (FERN BULB)
  • 3 -4 stalks celery, chopped (1 BUNCH OF LEAVES AND STEMS)
  • 46 ounces tomato juice (DRAGONFLY JUICE)
  • 2 teaspoons bouillon (GROUND BONES)
  • 7 ounces shell macaroni (1 FOOTPRINT OF SHELLS)
  • 1 cup corn (1 MOUTHFUL OF BABY DINO TEETH)
  • 4 cups water (SWAMP WATER)
  • 1 teaspoon salt (CLEAN SAND)
  • 1 teaspoon pepper (GROUND DIRT)
  • 1 teaspoon oregano (GROUND BARK)
  • 1 teaspoon basil (GROUND GRASS)
  • 1 teaspoon garlic (FINE GRAVELY ROCKS)
  • parsley (MIXED WEEDS)


  1. In a large pot add juice, bone, celery, onion and all spices and 4 cups water.
  2. Cover and simmer 2 hours.
  3. Remove bone and cut off any meat.
  4. Strain broth and skim off any fat.
  5. Discard celery leaves if desired.
  6. Add in all meat, potatoes and carrots.
  7. Cover and simmer 45 minutes, if needed add more water.
  8. Add in shells and cook about 15 minutes more until macaroni is tender.
  9. Serve immediately.
  10. Great with a nice bread and a salad, the kids love this because of the name and the ingredients.


Most Helpful

Adorable!! What a great idea. This is a big hit with my little dinosaur-crazy child.

Brooke's Kitchen August 16, 2011

Lots of fun to make. Any recipe that convinces kids to eat soup is great!

Ty's Kitchen November 24, 2006

Right on, Laurie! Can't wait to share with my grandchildren, especially the boys!

Montana Heart Song August 04, 2006

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