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Vegetable & Stars Soup

Vegetable and Stars Soup Recipe

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

Serving size: 1¼ cup
Serves: 4



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


  1. Bring tomato juice, broth, Italian seasonings and garlic clove to a boil.
  2. Add in the frozen vegetables and stellini 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

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

Alexandra Caspero, MA, RD, is owner of Delicious Knowledge in Sacramento, Calif.


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