Healthy Alphabet Soup

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.

Preparation time

  • Prep Time 20 mins
  • Total Time 1 hr 50 mins
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

  • 1 cup onion, chopped
  • 1 cup carrot, finely chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 1/2 cups vegetarian chicken broth or 3 1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 cup dried white bean, rinsed
  • 1 (398 ml) cans tomatoes, cut up
  • 1 teaspoon dried Italian herb seasoning or 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne
  • 1 cup dry alphabet pasta

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.

Source: food.com

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