clock clock iconcutlery cutlery iconflag flag iconfolder folder iconinstagram instagram iconpinterest pinterest iconfacebook facebook iconprint print iconsquares squares iconheart heart iconheart solid heart solid icon
Baby it's cold outside--make soup! This homemade Alphabet Vegetable Soup is way better and healthier than Campbell's! AND you can have this ready in about 40 minutes! Use whatever vegetables and pasta shape you have on hand.

Look Again: Alphabet Vegetable Soup


This classic recipe for Alphabet Vegetable Soup is so much better than the stuff you buy in a can!


Units Scale
  • 2 tablespoons organic butter or oil
  • 1 yellow onion, diced
  • 3 carrots, diced
  • 1 celery stalk, diced (optional)
  • 1 russet potato, diced
  • 1 sweet potato, diced
  • 1 cup cauliflower florets or 1 small red bell pepper, diced
  • 2 quarts (8 cups) chicken or vegetable broth
  • 1 (14 oz) can diced tomatoes, not drained
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 cup alphabet pasta (or other small shape)
  • 1 cup frozen green peas
  • 1 cup frozen sweet corn


  1. In a large stockpot or dutch oven, heat the butter over medium heat.
  2. Add the onion, carrots, celery, potatoes, and cauliflower/red pepper, and cook about 5 minutes, stirring a few times during that time.
  3. Add the broth, diced tomatoes, tomato paste, salt, and pepper.  Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat, cover the soup, and cook another 20 minutes.
  4.  Stir in the pasta and cook 5 more minutes.  Stir in the peas and corn and cook about five more minutes, until the peas and corn are heated throughly. Enjoy!


To make this a vegan soup, use oil instead of butter and vegetable stock instead of chicken stock.

Any small pasta shape will work, but you can purchase the alphabet pasta here. (aff link)

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Category: Soup
  • Cuisine: American


  • Serving Size: 1 serving
  • Calories: 237
  • Sugar: 9.7g
  • Sodium: 858.5mg
  • Fat: 4.5g
  • Carbohydrates: 43.1g
  • Protein: 11g

Keywords: Alphabet soup