Alphabet Vegetable (1)

Warm up this fall and winter with this alphabet vegetable soup recipe from Chef Marjorie Druker, best-selling cookbook author and owner/executive chef of The New England Soup Factory. Read on for the full recipe, and then tell us how many words your kids spelled with their alphabet pasta.

Serves: 8-10

Ingredients:
8 cups chicken stock
5 carrots, peeled and sliced
2 ribs celery, sliced
2 potatoes, peeled and diced small
1 can (8 ounces) diced tomatoes, drained
1 cup green beans, trimmed and cut into 2-inch pieces
¾ cup alphabet pasta
½ cup frozen peas
1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
Kosher salt, to taste

Method:
1. In a stockpot add the stock and bring to a boil over high heat.

2. Add the carrots, celery, potatoes, and tomatoes and return to a boil.

3. Reduce the heat to medium and simmer for 20 minutes.

4. Add the green beans and alphabet pasta, and continue cooking for 10 minutes.

5. Add the frozen peas, parsley, and salt and cook until thoroughly heated.

“Like” this recipe if you want to make it this winter. And then tell us in the comments below how your pot of soup turns out! We love to hear your feedback!

Chef and Best-Selling Cookbook Author Marjorie Druker of the New England Soup Factory and Modern Rotisserie has been an iconic face in the Boston dining industry for over three decades, having started her career by creating the original recipes for Boston Market (then called Boston Chicken) in 1985. She opened the New England Soup Factory in 1995 (turns 20 this year!) and published an eponymous soup cookbook in 2007 that is now in its 12thprinting.