Alphabet soup

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
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 157kcal
Author Souper Chef Deb from Bowl Me Over


  • 1/2 yellow onion finely diced
  • 2 carrots peeled and finely diced
  • 2 stalks celery peeled and finely diced
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 6 oz sirloin steak thinly sliced and cubed into small 1/2 inch cubes.
  • 1 14.5 oz can diced fire roasted tomatoes
  • 1 8 oz can tomato sauce
  • 3 cups beef stock
  • 1/2 cup alphabet pasta
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 3/4 teaspoon Italian Seasoning
  • pinch of red pepper flakes optional
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil


  • In a large dutch oven, or stock pot, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the onions, carrots and celery and saute about three minutes, just until the vegetables begins to soften. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Add the beef, garlic, Italian seasoning and red pepper flakes to the stock pot along with the vegetables and continue to cook until the beef is lightly brown.
  • Add the tomatoes, tomato sauce and beef stock. Increase the heat to high and bring to a boil, reduce to simmer, cover and continue simmer for one hour.
  • After one hour - taste and adjust the seasonings. You may need to add just a touch more salt.
  • Bring the mixture back to a boil and add the alphabet pasta. Stir upon adding so the pasta doesn't clump. Continue to boil, stirring occasionally until the pasta is al dente according to package directions, usually about 6-7 minutes. Serve immediately with some delicious crusty bread.


Calories: 157kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 17mg | Sodium: 668mg | Potassium: 459mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 3455IU | Vitamin C: 2.5mg | Calcium: 38mg | Iron: 1.1mg