Alphabet soup

Feed your little one's imagination as well as their appetite - mealtime has never been so fun

  1. Heat the olive oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add the onion, carrot and celery and cook for about 5 minutes, until the vegetables have softened. Add the garlic and salt and continue cooking for a few more minutes.
  2. Add the stock and passata and bring to the boil. Reduce the heat and simmer for about 10 minutes. Add the alphabet pasta. Simmer for another 5 minutes.
  3. Add the Worcestershire sauce and season with salt and pepper. Serve hot.

Serves 6

What you need:

  • 15ml olive oil
  • 250ml finely diced onion
  • 125ml finely diced carrot
  • 125ml finely diced celery
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp fine sea salt (optional)
  • ¼ tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 1.25 litres chicken or vegetable stock
  • 250ml passata or tomato juice
  • 125ml uncooked alphabet pasta
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce

From The Kitchen Table Cookbook by Moira Sanders (£19.74, Whitecap Books).

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