Chicken Alphabet Soup

Total Time: Prep/Total TIme: 25 min.,Makes: 10 servings (2-1/2 quarts)

I’m a teenager and love to make this fun chicken soup for my family. It makes me so happy when they tell me how much they like it! —Sarah Mackey, New Smyrna Beach, Florida


  • 3 medium carrots, chopped
  • 2 celery ribs, chopped
  • 3/4 cup chopped sweet onion
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 quarts chicken broth
  • 3 cups shredded cooked chicken breast
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1-1/2 cups uncooked alphabet pasta
  • 3 tablespoons minced fresh parsley


  1. In a Dutch oven, saute the carrots, celery and onion in oil until tender, 3-5 minutes. Stir in the broth, chicken and thyme. Bring to a boil. Stir in pasta. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, until pasta is tender, about 10 minutes. Stir in parsley.


1 cup: 163 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 26mg cholesterol, 828mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fiber), 12g protein.

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