Simple elbow macaroni soup with fresh vegetables

elbow macaroni soup. Simple elbow macaroni soup with fresh vegetables

Simple elbow macaroni soup

This Cozy elbow macaroni soup is full of nourishing ingredients and is so simple to put together. Making delicious soup at home is easy with this hearty and cozy recipe!

This elbow macaroni soup recipe is simple to make, warming, and filling! It’s loaded with plenty of veggies, ground beef, and a delicious tomato broth.

If you are running out of easy lunch or dinner ideas then make this super easy macaroni soup with vegetables. Loaded with all the goodness of Italian spices and pasta this soup will be comforting and warming.



  • 3 Roma tomatoes
  • 1 small white onion, quartered
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 1-2 chipotles in adobo, seeded


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 7 ounces elbow macaroni
  • 1 medium carrot, diced
  • 2 small stalks celery, diced
  • 6 cups vegetable broth
  • 2-3 sprigs cilantro
  • ½ medium zucchini, diced
  • Salt & pepper to taste

Garnishes optional

  • Lime wedges
  • Avocado cubes
  • Hot sauce
  • Corn tortillas
  • Vegan queso fresco


Add tomatoes, onions, garlic, chipotles in adobo, and 1 cup of broth to a blender. Mix on high until smooth, then set aside.

Heat olive oil in a stockpot over medium. Add the macaroni in and toast, stirring constantly, until fragrant and golden brown.

Add in the carrots and celery, cooking for another 3-4 minutes. Transfer the tomato mixture into the pot and season for another 5 minutes, then pour in the rest of the broth and cilantro sprigs.

Bring to a light boil, then turn the heat down to simmer for 8-10 minutes. Add in the zucchini and simmer for another 5 minutes, or until the pasta and vegetables are tender.

Taste and season with salt and pepper to your preference, then serve immediately with a squeeze of lime, cilantro, hot sauce, corn tortillas, etc.

Happy elbow macaroni soup eating!

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