A nurturing pasta stew for the child in you.
Suggestions: Pastina is the generic name for tiny pasta usually used in soups. Use pasta alphabets, little shells or tiny circles in this recipe.
Serves: 6 person(s)
Preparation Time: 20 mins
4 cup water
1/2 cup diced carrots
1/2 cup diced zucchini
1/2 cup baby corn, cut in 1/4-inch pieces
1/2 cup diced squash (optional)
1/2 cup green peas
1/2 cup diced firm tofu
1 cup cooked pastina
Add the carrots; decrease heat to a simmer. Cook for 5 minutes, or until the carrots are just tender. Add the zucchini, corn and squash.
Simmer for another 5 minutes, or until all the vegetables are perfectly tender. Stir in the peas, tofu, and cooked pasta, and simmer for just a couple of minutes longer.
Serve hot or very warm.
Non-vegetarian: Substitute chicken broth and some leftover smoked chicken for the vegetable broth and tofu.
Serving suggestions are not included in the nutritional analysis.
Serving suggestions and garnishes not included in recipe analysis.
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