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Chicken Alphabet Soup

I'm a teenager and love to make this fun chicken soup for my family. It makes me so happy when they tell me how much they like it! —Sarah Mackey, New Smyrna Beach, Florida
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total TIme: 25 min.
  • Makes
    10 servings (2-1/2 quarts)


  • 3 medium carrots, chopped
  • 2 celery ribs, chopped
  • 3/4 cup chopped sweet onion
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 quarts chicken broth
  • 3 cups cubed cooked chicken breast
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1-1/2 cups uncooked alphabet pasta
  • 3 tablespoons minced fresh parsley


  • In a Dutch oven, saute the carrots, celery and onion in oil until tender. Stir in the broth, chicken and thyme. Bring to a boil. Stir in pasta. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes or until pasta is tender. Stir in parsley.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 163 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 26mg cholesterol, 828mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fiber), 12g protein.

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  • ladymluv09
    Oct 9, 2013

    I made a half of batch, only had carrots on hand yet it was a hit with my family. I will definitely make it again!

  • julieharter
    Sep 6, 2013

    Great recipe, thanks for sharing Sarah!

  • mkaskela
    Aug 28, 2013

    I used spiral pasta instead of alphabet pasta and it turned out really well. Super easy to make and the kids and husband enjoyed it.