The addition of the fun pasta letters makes this healthy and hearty veggie soup appealing for kids.
Preparation time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 30 minutes
1 onion, chopped oil for frying 2-3 celery stalks, chopped 5 ml (1 t) curry powder 3 chicken breasts 1 litre (4 c) stock 100 g each broccoli, cauliflower broken into small florets 100 g baby marrows, sliced 1 red and yellow pepper, diced handful of parsley and chives, chopped 125 ml (½ c) alphabet noodles 5 ml (1 t) Marmite 2 slices of bread to serve (optional) 1 Fry the onion in oil. Add the celery and curry powder and fry. 2 Add the chicken and stock. Simmer for 15 minutes. Remove the chicken, shred and return to the saucepan. 3 Add the broccoli, cauliflower and baby marrows, peppers, parsley and chives and alphabet noodles. 4 Simmer until soft, about 10 minutes. Stir in the Marmite. Pour a serving into a flask and pack in 2 slices of bread, if using.