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Alphabet Soup

By Life, Family Fun Team


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Alphabet Soup brings back that childhood nostalgia with a playful combination of letters and flavors. This comforting recipe offers a warm and hearty mixture of vegetables, pasta, and savory broth for a nourishing bowl of goodness.

Alphabet Soup


  • 1 lb ground beef or turkey
  • 1 15oz can tomato sauce
  • 5 cups water
  • 1 12oz bag or 1 can mixed vegetables
  • 1 tablespoon dry minced onion
  • ½ cup alphabet pasta
  • Salt and pepper to taste

alphabet soup ingredients


1. Start by combining ground meat, dry onion, salt & pepper in a large pot on medium-high heat.

ground beef and seasoning in pot

2. Cook until the meat is nice and brown.

3. Drain any extra fat and juices that may be produced. You want this mix to be lean.

browning ground beef

4. Next, add in your mixed vegetables and stir well. You want an even distribution of the veggies and meat.

browning ground beef and vegetables in pot

5. Then add all of the tomato sauce to your meat and veggies mixture and stir well. 

pouring tomato sauce onto ground beef and vegetables

6. Increase your heat.

tomato sauce on cooked ground beef and vegetables

7. Bring all ingredients to a sizzling boil and then remove from heat and allow it to simmer for a moment.

boiling broth

8. Stir in alphabet pasta, reduce heat, and simmer the whole thing until your pasta is tender. Note that this hearty soup recipe would work for any pasta, not just alphabets.

letter-shaped noodles being poured into broth

9. Serve alphabet soup immediately while hot. 

spoonful of alphabet soup

alphabet soup in blue bowl

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