Kid-pleasing spaghetti soup

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PREP TIME

10 min

Makes

4 servings

* PLUS Cooking time: 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 540-mL can tomatoes
  • 2 cups chicken bouillon
  • 2/3 cup uncooked spaghetti pasta , broken into 1-in. pieces
  • 1 1/2 cups frozen mixed vegetables
  • 2 tsp dry Italian seasoning , or 1 tsp each of basil and oregano
  • 1/2 to 1 tsp sugar , or honey
  • sprinkling of fresh grated parmesan

Instructions

  • In a large saucepan set over medium-high heat, bring tomatoes and bouillon to a boil, mashing tomatoes against side of pan with a wooden spoon. Then add spaghetti and cook, stirring often, for 5 minutes. Add frozen vegetables and seasoning. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover and simmer, stirring occasionally, until spaghetti is soft, from 8 to 10 minutes. Stir sugar into soup, then ladle soup into bowls and sprinkle lightly with Parmesan, if using.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 184,
  • Protein
  • 7.9 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 37 g,
  • Fat
  • 1.2 g,
  • Fibre
  • 5 g,
  • Sodium
  • 635 mg.