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Thermos Lunch: Easy Cheesy Macaroni Soup

Thermos Lunch: Easy Cheesy Macaroni Soup
  • Prep 7 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Ingredients 8
  • Servings 4
This recipe is the perfect combination of two flavors kids love: macaroni and cheese pasta and spaghetti sauce.

Ingredients

  • 2 medium carrots, peeled and diced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning (garlic, basil, oregano based mix)
  • 1 15 oz can tomato puree
  • 3 cups low-sodium chicken stock
  • 2 cups dry macaroni pasta
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Directions

  • 1
    Place the olive oil and diced carrots in a large saucepan over medium heat. Cook for about 5 minutes or until the carrots are soft.
  • 2
    Add the tomato puree, Italian seasoning and chicken stock. Simmer, uncovered for about 15 minutes.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, cook the pasta in boiling water according to packaging instructions. Drain and set aside.
  • 4
    Add pasta to soup and mix to combine. Add cheeses and stir well to mix everything together, turn off heat.
  • 5
    Ladle heated soup inside a pre-heated thermos container.

Expert Tips

  • Double this recipe and make for dinner one night. Refrigerate leftovers and heat in the morning.

Nutrition Information

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More About This Recipe

  • This recipe is the perfect combination of two flavors kids love: macaroni and cheese pasta and spaghetti sauce.
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