We've had a little bit of sickness in the family over the last week, and Paulie was the latest. When his fever coincided yesterday with a mild, rainy day, I decided to make a simple meal of soup and homemade bread for dinner.
With Elizabeth's handmade candles.
What kind of soup would you make for those feeling under-the-weather: "no-chicken" noodle soup, of course, since we're a veggie family.
"No-Chicken" Noodle Soup
4 carrots, diced thinly
3 stalks celery, diced
1 large onion, diced
1 strip of kombu, pinched into small pieces if the kids are going to eat it
1 qt. veggie broth
2 tbsp olive oil
3 cloves garlic, pressed
1/4 tsp oregano
1/2 tsp sea salt, or more to taste (we use Himalayan pink salt)
6 cups water
1/4-1/3 lb pasta (we used Eden Alphabet Pasta)
Simmer all ingredients except pasta for 1 hour, then add pasta and simmer for 10-12 minutes. Serve very hot.
He ate 2 full bowls after barely eating anything earlier in the day. "No-Chicken" Noodle Soup must have been just what he needed.