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ABC Soup Recipe

ABC Soup Recipe

Instead of opening a can of alphabet soup, why not make some from scratch? Kids of all ages love this traditional soup with a tomato base, ground beef and alphabet pasta. - Sharon Brockman, Appleton, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:11 servings


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 quarts tomato juice
  • 1 can (15 ounces) mixed vegetables, undrained
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 beef bouillon cubes
  • 1 cup uncooked alphabet pasta
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • 1. In a large saucepan, cook beef and onion over medium heat until the meat is no longer pink; drain. Add tomato juice, vegetables, water and bouillon; bring to a boil. Add pasta. Cook, uncovered, for 6-8 minutes or until pasta is tender, stirring frequently. Add salt and pepper. Yield: 11 servings (2-3/4 quarts).

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 148 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 19 mg cholesterol, 858 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 10 g protein.

Reviews for ABC Soup

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Reviewed Dec. 19, 2013

"Very bland, no seasonings. Little flavor other than tomato juice. Needs a larger pasta. Could not even taste the pasta."

Reviewed Mar. 29, 2013

"good, especially for such a quick easy soup. i used frozen vegetables instead of canned."

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