So Simple Alphabet Chicken Soup


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So Simple Alphabet Chicken Soup

This kid-pleasing dish is a breeze to make in just 20 minutes. This one-dish wonder is full of veggies and perfect for busy school night suppers or lunch box thermoses.
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Soups
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6 servings


  • 2 tsp salted butter
  • 1 cup onion finely chopped (~1 large onion)
  • 1 ½ tsp salt divided
  • 2 32 oz cartons low sodium fat-free chicken broth
  • 1 cup alphabet-shaped pasta
  • 1 10 oz box frozen classic mixed vegetables peas, carrots, corn, green beans
  • 1 15 oz can petite cut diced tomatoes rinsed & drained
  • 2 cups diced cooked chicken
  • 1 TB grated parmesan cheese
  • 2 tsp fresh lemon juice
  • ¼ tsp pepper
  • ¼ cup chives optional


  • Melt butter over medium-low heat in a large stockpot. Add onion and ½ tsp salt and cook, stirring often for approximately 10 minutes or until onion is soft and translucent. Add chicken broth, increase heat to high, and bring to a boil.
  • Add in pasta, frozen mixed vegetables and tomatoes and cook for 7 minutes or until pasta is done. Stir in chicken, parmesan cheese, lemon juice, remaining 1 tsp salt, pepper and chives and cook an additional minute to heat chicken through.

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