Healthy Alphabet Soup

READY IN: 1hr 50mins
Recipe by LUv 2 BaKE

A delicious real alphabet soup which is much more nutritionally sound, as well as tastier, than the canned stuff. Recipe from "Stealth Health" Mar/99. In the ingredients, "Dried Italian herb seasoning is just regular dried Italian herb.

Top Review by Dreamer in Ontario

I cheated a bit when making this and used a can of white beans instead of dried beans and therefore omitted the water. The pasta used was Organic Vegetable Alphabets. I sauteed the veggies before adding the broth and reduced the cooking time to about 30 minutes. The cayenne gives the soup a very nice bite wihout making it hot. DD had a 2nd bowl. That alone would make it a 5 star recipe for me. Thanks for posting. Made for ZWT4

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Combine first five ingredients; boil.
  2. Add next four ingredients; boil; reduce heat, cover and simmer stirring occasionally for 1 1/2 hours until beans are tender.
  3. Using a slotted spoon, remove most of the beans and transfer remaining liquid to a blender; process till smooth.
  4. Return mixture and beans back to the pot; Stir in alphabet pasta.
  5. Boil then reduce hear; cover and simmer 8 minutes until pasta is tender but firm.
  6. Yield: 6 1 1/2 cup servings.

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