Hearty Pasta Fa-School Soup
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Hearty Pasta Fa-School Soup

  • Prep: 15 minutes
  • Bake: 20 minutes
  • Serves: 10

Ingredients & Directions

  • 1 large onion, chopped (about 1 cup)
  • 1 medium tomato, chopped (about 1 cup)
  • 12 cups Swanson® Chicken Broth or Swanson® Organic Chicken Broth
  • Swanson® Natural Goodness® Chicken Broth
  • 1 can (about 15 ounces) white cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (9.75 ounces) Swanson® Premium White Chunk Chicken Breast in Water, undrained
  • 1 cup uncooked alphabet pasta
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil or vegetable oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 packages (11.25 ounces each ) Pepperidge Farm® Texas Toast Parmesan Garlic

KIDS AND ADULT: Read the recipe and then gather all the ingredients and equipment needed.

ADULT: Chop the onion and tomato using the knife and cutting board. Open the cans of broth, beans and chicken using the can opener.

KIDS: Measure the pasta using a 1 cup dry measuring cup. Pour the beans into a strainer over the sink. Rinse the beans with cold water and drain. Measure the oil with a 1 tablespoon measuring spoon and pour into a 6-quart saucepot.

ADULT: Put the saucepot on a burner set to medium-high heat. Add the onion and cook until the onion is tender, stirring occasionally with the wooden spoon.

KIDS AND ADULT: Pour the broth into the saucepot. Measure the garlic powder using a 1/4 teaspoon measuring spoon and add to the saucepot. Increase the heat to high. Heat to a boil, stirring occasionally with a wooden spoon. Add the pasta and return the broth mixture to a boil, stirring occasionally. Boil for 5 minutes.

KIDS AND ADULT: Add the beans, tomato and chicken with its liquid. Reduce the heat to low. Cook for 5 minutes or until the pasta is tender.

KIDS: Remove the toast from the package and place it on a baking sheet.

ADULT: Bake the toast according to the package directions.

KIDS AND ADULT: Remove the toast from the baking sheet with a pancake turner and put it in a napkin-lined serving basket. Ladle the soup into serving bowls and serve with the toast.