Then my, “Mom Who Knows Pastina Soup” is a must!
Soup can be difficult for some children, textures, colors, flavors which is then refused.
This recipie is not only easy, it is great for Meatless Monday!
2 Organic carrots finely chopped
1 Organic shallot peeled & cut in half
1 spring of Organic basil kept on the stem
2 Organic stalks of celery finely chopped
1 cup of frozen Organic peas
1 tbs. Organic extra virgin olive oil
1 container of Organic free range chicken broth
1/2 cup of freshly grated parmesan cheese
1 piece of a parmesan rind
1 cup water
1 cup of dry Pastina pasta
1.) Heat a medium sauce pan over medium heat, then add olive oil.
2.) Two minutes afterwards add the shallot, carrots & celery and cook for 5 minutes stirring often.
3.) Next add the water, chicken broth, basil spring, and parmesan rind then being to a boil, & simmer for 10 min.
4.) Add Pastina, stir and cook for 8 minutes.
5.) Remove the parmesan rind, basil & shallot and discard.
6.) Stir in the peas, parmesan cheese ladle the soup into bowls & enjoy when cooled!
*Chicken mini meatballs or pulled rotisaree chicken can be added.
Take it from a Mom who loves creating, “Kid Approved” meals in a snap!