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Vegetable Pastina Soup

Sue Lau
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Course Soup, Soups and Stews
Cuisine American, Italian
Servings 8


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 2 teaspoons granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 6 cups vegetable broth
  • 15 ounce can mixed vegetables undrained
  • 5.5 ounce can tomato juice
  • 2 roma tomatoes diced
  • 1 cup uncooked pastina stars or alphabet pasta


  • Saute the onion and garlic in olive oil 3-5 minutes to soften.
  • Add remaining ingredients except pastina and bring to a boil.
  • Once boiling, stir in the pastina and reduce heat; simmer gently for ten minutes or until pasta is cooked through.


From the kitchen of palatablepastime.com
Keyword alphabet soup, vegetable stars soup