"I like to scoop up the letters and try to make words before I eat them. My name is hard to do because it's long, but my brother's name is Mac. It's easy!" --Natalie, Age 9

Recipe by Oxmoor House May 2007


Credit: Oxmoor House

Recipe Summary

5 mins
30 mins
35 mins
Makes 10 cups soup (serving size: 1 cup)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • 1 Heat oil in a Dutch oven over medium-high heat until hot. Stir in onion, carrot, and celery. Sauté vegetables in hot oil 5 minutes; add garlic, and sauté 1 minute or until vegetables are tender and mixture smells good. Stir in broth, chicken, and thyme. Bring to a boil; reduce heat, and simmer, stirring occasionally, 15 minutes. Stir in pasta, and cook 8 minutes or just until pasta is tender.


Chef's Notes

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Nutrition Facts

111 calories; calories from fat 28%; fat 3.5g; saturated fat 0.7g; mono fat 1.3g; poly fat 1.1g; protein 12g; carbohydrates 7.9g; fiber 0.8g; cholesterol 25mg; iron 0.6mg; sodium 562mg; calcium 16mg.