Homemade Alphabet Soup Recipe in black bowls on counter.

Easy Alphabet Soup Recipe

Easy Alphabet Soup Recipe - Alphabet Soup is such a simple and fun soup! Great for kids and great for kids at heart!  
Course Soups and Stews
Cuisine American
Keyword Alphabet Pasta, Soup Recipe
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 236kcal
Author Deb Clark
Cost $12


  • 6 oz sirloin steak small 1/2 inch cubes
  • 1/2 cup alphabet pasta
  • 1/2 yellow onion diced
  • 2 carrots peeled and diced
  • 2 stalks celery diced
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 14.5 oz fire roasted tomatoes
  • 1 8 oz tomato sauce
  • 3 cups beef stock
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 3/4 teaspoon Italian Seasoning
  • 1/8 tsp red pepper flakes just a pinch!
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil


  • In a large dutch oven, or stock pot, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the beef and season with salt, pepper, Italian seasoning and red pepper flakes. Saute until the beef is lightly browned.
  • Add the onions, carrots and celery and saute about three minutes, just until the vegetables begins to soften.
  • Add the fire roasted tomatoes, tomato sauce and beef stock. Increase the heat to high and bring to a boil, reduce to simmer, cover loosely and simmer for one hour.
  • Bring the mixture back to a boil and add the alphabet pasta. Stir when adding the pasta so it doesn't clump.
  • Continue to boil, stirring often. Cook just the pasta is al dente (according to package directions).


Tips to cook Alphabet Soup Recipe

Stir the pasta while it's cooking.
  • That will ensure it doesn't stick to the bottom of the pan.
  • Additionally, stirring the pasta will release the starch and help thicken the soup. 
Cook just to al dente. As the soup cools the pasta will continue to cook and swell in size. Though you may think it's not enough pasta, you'll see it's the perfect amount!


Calories: 236kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 26mg | Sodium: 1004mg | Potassium: 690mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 5204IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 57mg | Iron: 2mg