Alphabet Soup for #SundaySupper

Alphabet Soup
alphabet soup noodles
This week our Sunday Supper group is celebrating April Showers as in the baby, bridal and more. I’ve been to and hosted a few shower parties in my day where the gifts are thoughtful, the friends abundant and the games are corny. The one thing everyone agrees on is you need food to keep the party rolling.

Thanks to Brandie from Home Cooking Memories for hosting this fun event! Brandie’s website strives to cook up new recipes while preserving the old ones.

For this event I chose to throw a baby shower. One thing on everyone’s mind at a baby shower is what will they name the new baby. People chose a name in a variety of ways. Some people rely on baby name books. Family member’s names are popular. I think soup. Alphabet Soup in particular.
Keep in mind that whatever you choose to serve at the baby shower, new Mommy will eat too. Keep it wholesome and healthy.
If you can’t find alphabet noodles, any small noodle will work.

Alphabet Soup

Ingredients

  • 1/2 lean ground turkey
  • 1/4 cup bread crumbs
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1/2 tsp Worcestershire Sauce
  • 1/2 cup diced carrots
  • 1/2 cup diced celery
  • 2 T olive oil
  • 2 cups chicken or vegetable broth
  • 3 cups canned diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup alphabet soup noodles or other small pasta

Directions
Cook noodles according to package directions. Drain.
While noodles cook, mix together turkey, breadcrumbs, Worcestershire and oregano. Loosely roll into mini balls and saute in oil until thoroughly cooked. Add 1/4 cup of the broth pan to loosen pan drippings. Remove meatballs, set aside.
alphabet soup veggies
Saute carrots and celery in pan drippings until crisp tender.
In a large pot, add tomatoes and rest of broth. Add vegetables and finish cooking until softened. add meatballs and noodles. Cook until thoroughly heated and serve.

Here’s some great ideas for your next spring party or meals for your family!

Starters, Appetizers & Snacks

Soups, Salads & Sandwiches

Main Dishes

Cakes

Cookies, Brownies & Dessert Bars

Sweet Treats

Drink Recipes

One of the best parts of #SundaySupper is our weekly Twitter chat. If you love food, you definitely want to join us! Just follow the hashtag #SundaySupper on Twitter this Sunday, April 21st at 7pm EST, and we’ll be chatting about food and fun for baby showers, bridal showers, and parties!

Want even more #SundaySupper? Follow our #SundaySupper Pinterest board for recipes that are sure to impress!

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43 Responses to Alphabet Soup for #SundaySupper

  1. Yum! So comforting, healthy and perfect for an expectant mother (and her friends!) Love the clever touch of the alphabet pasta =)

  2. Stacy says:

    This was one of my favorite soups as a child, well, the canned version. I am sure your homemade alphabet soup is much, much better! This looks fresh and tasty, Cindy.
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  3. Renee says:

    How cute to have alphabet soup at a shower! Great idea.
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  5. Liz says:

    Such a cute idea for a shower! And I just love a soup with meatballs!
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  8. I love this idea for a baby shower! How cute! Thank you so much for sharing!

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  11. I love alphabet soup! Great idea.
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  12. Alphabet soup is such a fun idea for a baby shower!
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  13. What a fun soup! I know my son would love this!
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  18. Bea says:

    Soup is always perfect – and alphabet soup makes it so much more fun!
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  20. Diana @GourmetDrizzles says:

    So creative! And wow, I haven’t had alphabet soup in years!!! Thanks for sharing with us ;-)

  21. Tara says:

    Cute idea and looks so good too!

  22. Susan says:

    So much fun! Great for anytime in my opinion.
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  23. Jennifer B says:

    I really couldn’t make this dish. My ADD would immediately kick in and I’d spend all of my time in the kitchen coming up with words from the letters in the soup, lol
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  24. How fun! This is something my young niece would love :)
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  25. Sarah says:

    LOVE alphabet soup, must keep my eyes out for the letter noodles
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  26. Hezzi-D says:

    This soup brings back memories of my childhood! I can’t wait to make myself a bowl.
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  27. I so wish I could find alphabet noodles. I might need to have my mom bring a bag over from the US when she comes to visit. I know my daughter will love it
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  28. What a great idea for a shower! Alphabet soup will forever be a winner, no matter what age people are. This is a thousand times better than the Chef Boyardee alphabet soup I used to eat as a kid.

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