Serve topped with Kraft Shredded Cheese, Kraft 100% Grated Parmesan Cheese, Christie Premium Plus Crackers or tortilla chips, if desired.
Most soups can be made a day in advance. Allow hot soup to cool slightly, then portion into smaller containers to allow it to cool quickly in the refrigerator. Store, covered, in the refrigerator for 3 to 4 days or in the freezer for 2 to 3 months. Thaw in the refrigerator as needed.
For a change of pace, cut vegetables into interesting shapes and use fun shapes of pasta, such as stars or alphabets. Because smaller pastas may cook in a shorter time, follow the package directions for suggested cook times.
Prepare as directed, substituting 1 cup uncooked instant white rice for the uncooked pasta.
Allow soup to cool then portion into smaller containers.Store, covered, in the refrigerator for 3-4 days or in the freezer for 2-3 months. Thaw in refrigerator as needed.
Reheat small portions, about 2 servings of frozen soup, in the microwave on HIGH for about 5 minutes, stirring half way through.