Kid-pleasing spaghetti soup


  • Prep Time10 mins
  • Total Time10 mins
  • Makes4 servings
*PLUS Cooking time: 15 minutes


  • 540-mL can tomatoes

  • 2 cups chicken bouillon

  • 2/3 cup uncooked spaghetti pasta, broken into 1-in. pieces

  • 1 1/2 cups frozen mixed vegetables

  • 2 tsp dry Italian seasoning, or 1 tsp each of basil and oregano

  • 1/2 to 1 tsp sugar, or honey

  • sprinkling of fresh grated parmesan


  • In a large saucepan set over medium-high heat, bring tomatoes and bouillon to a boil, mashing tomatoes against side of pan with a wooden spoon. Then add spaghetti and cook, stirring often, for 5 minutes. Add frozen vegetables and seasoning. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover and simmer, stirring occasionally, until spaghetti is soft, from 8 to 10 minutes. Stir sugar into soup, then ladle soup into bowls and sprinkle lightly with Parmesan, if using.

Nutrition (per serving)

Calories 184, Protein 7.9g, Carbohydrates 37g, Fat 1.2g, Fibre 5g, Sodium 635mg.