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Vegetable and Stars Soup Recipe

Contributors: Alexandra Caspero, MA, RD

Published: January 18, 2022

Vegetable and Stars Soup Recipe
Rebecca Clyde, MS, RDN, CD

Frozen vegetables and tiny pasta stars cooked in a flavorful tomato-based broth is inexpensive, delicious and healthier than canned soup.


1½ cups tomato juice
2 cups low-sodium broth (vegetable or chicken)
½ teaspoon dried Italian seasoning
1 large garlic clove, finely minced
2 cups frozen vegetable blend (carrots, peas, green beans)
6 ounces stellini star-shaped pasta
3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese


Before you begin: Wash your hands.

  1. Bring tomato juice, broth, Italian seasonings and garlic to a boil.
  2. Add the frozen vegetables and star-shaped pasta. Reduce heat to medium and simmer for 15 minutes until pasta is cooked and soup has thickened slightly.
  3. Stir in the Parmesan cheese and serve.

Nutrition Information

Serving size: 1¼ cup
Serves 4

Calories: 250; Total fat: 2g; Saturated fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 3mg; Sodium: 736mg; Carbohydrate: 44g; Fiber: 7g; Sugars: 4g; Protein: 12g; Potassium: N/A; Phosphorus: N/A

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