Photo: Jennifer Causey; Styling: Claire Spollen
Fresh, brightly colored vegetables add some welcome vibrancy to this comforting soup. Have fun with the noodle shape, or use any small pasta you have on hand. If you'd like, sprinkle each serving with freshly ground black pepper for a finishing touch.
Serves 4 (serving size: about 1 3/4 cups)
Heat a large Dutch oven over medium-high. Add oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add onion and carrot; sauté 4 minutes. Add garlic and tomato paste; cook 2 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add stock, 1 cup water, and salt; bring to a boil. Add pasta to pan; cook 5 minutes. Add snap peas, tomato, and chicken to pan; cook 3 minutes or until pasta is done.