Easy Alphabet Soup

An easy kids meal (parents will enjoy too!).

You Need:

– 1 tablespoon butter or olive oil – 1 cup diced carrots – 4 cups reduced sodium vegetable or chicken broth – 2 cups ABC pasta – 1 cup frozen peas – 1/2 teaspoon salt – 1/4 cup marinara sauce optional – Parmesan cheese optional

Step 1.

Melt butter in a medium pot.

Step 2.

Add the carrots and stir to coat. Cook for 4 minutes. –

Step 3.

Add the broth and simmer with regular small bubbles. –

Step 4.

Add the pasta and cook for 5-6 minutes or until tender. Stir in peas and marinara sauce, if using. 

Step 5.

Season to taste with salt and serve with Parmesan, if desired.