Cooking for Kids: Noodle Soup

0

February 10, 2017 by Sarah

This is what we’ve been eating a lot these days for lunch. It’s easy and can be pulled together in such a variety of different ways. I often get in little ruts with cooking, especially lunch, and then I remember that my kids are usually pretty simple in what they like to eat. They like soup and they love noodles. And on our recent stretches of cold, rainy days, I’ve been a fan too!

I thought I’d share to spark some ideas if anyone out there, with kids or not, is feeling a little stuck too.

IMG_1588

I always have chicken broth in my freezer that I make from all the roast chickens I make. I’ll try to share how I do it soon. I boil some noodles in the pot I’m using first, drain them, and then heat up the broth. I pull out any cooked veggies I might already have, or I’ll chop some up and cook it in the broth. This time I also had chopped green onion and I happened to have roast chicken.

IMG_1587

Noodles go in the bowl.

IMG_1586

Then the broth.

IMG_1589

Add the veggies, and voila, lunch!  I’ve been loving this because there are endless combinations. Last week I did it with bok-choy from the farmer’s market and sliced hardboiled egg as the protein. You can use thick noodles or thin. Spinach, kale, any cooked meats you might have.

My favorite is eating it with kimchi, it adds a spiciness to the broth that is so good.

Noodle Soup

This is more of a choose your own adventure than a recipe.

Broth- chicken, veggie, beef.
Protein- Cooked meats, hardboiled egg, fried egg, tofu
Vegetable- Broccoli, bok-choy, spinach, kale, chard, green onions
Noodles- any kinds that you enjoy in a soup

Heat things up and put them in a bowl. And eat. And enjoy.


0 comments »

What do you think?

Instagram

  • Im so excited to snuggle with the little one whohellip
  • Okay now it really feels like fall
  • We are on our second week of getting a CSAhellip
  • These just looked so pretty to me I was onlyhellip
  • On the blog today Im all about fall muffins Thesehellip
  • We harvested our last round of eggplant yesterday! We arehellip
  • We started buying our eggs directly from the farm viahellip
  • I got to check out the new Magnolia line athellip
  • On the blog today Toblerone cheesecake Its my husbands favoritehellip
  • 39 weeks pregnant felt like a good time to packhellip
  • This morning we loaded up the kids bikes and headedhellip
  • We have been totally consumed with newborn snuggles these lasthellip

At a Glance

  • DSC_8242
    3 Easy Korean Sides
  • IMG_3466
    My Naturally Curly Hair Routine
  • DSC_6146
    Lemon and Thyme Roast Chicken
  • IMG_0751
    Cloth Diapering 101