Hearty ‘Macastroni’ soup

A delicious, healthy, hearty soup that is TODDLER APPROVED!

Submitted by Lysette McNeany

Hearty 'Macastroni' soup

A delicious, healthy, hearty soup that is TODDLER APPROVED!
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Serving: 8
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours 20 minutes
Total Time 6 hours 40 minutes


  • 1 red capsicum
  • 1 green capsicum
  • 3 celery stalks
  • 1 parsnip
  • 1 small broccoli
  • 5 carrots
  • 2 zucchini
  • 2 tins of tomatoes
  • 2-3 cloves of garlic (to taste)
  • 1 brown onion
  • 2 shallots
  • A few good shakes of dried mixed herbs (do to your taste)
  • 2 litres of Chicken Stock (or you can use vegetable to make it completely vegetarian)
  • 500g macaroni.


  • Dice all vegetables. Cut broccoli as you normally would.
  • Put all in slow cooker and add a shake of dried mixed herbs
  • Place lid on and cook on LOW for 6 hours.
  • After 6 hours, place macaroni in a heatproof bowl and cover in boiling water for 10 minutes, stirring once or twice.
  • Drain water and add pasta to slow cooker.
  • Put on HIGH for approximately 20 or until pasta is cooked.
  • Serve with garlic bread

3 thoughts on “Hearty ‘Macastroni’ soup”

  1. I made this soup yesterday it was so yum only thing I did different was I added some bacon bones & left out the pasta this soup was divine will be making it again next time I will do with pasta thankyou

  2. Absolutely loved this recipe, super easy to do and everyone loved it !!
    I had so much left over we froze multiple containers, will definitely be making it again !

  3. Absolutely loved this meal, super easy to make and everybody’s bowls were empty !!
    Will definitely be making this again, we had lots left over which we were happy to freeze for another night !

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