A very quick to make soup using pasta and mushrooms. A perfect snack for 2 people that is tasty and inexpensive and ready in under 15 mins.

Serves: 2

Prep time: 5 mins

Cooking time: 10 mins

Total time: 15 mins

Skill level: Easy peasy

Costs:Cheap as chips


  • 1 chicken stock cube
  • 60g (2oz) small pasta shapes
  • 4  mushrooms, sliced


  1. Pour 600ml (1pint) boiling water into a pan.
  2. Add the chicken stock cube, the pasta and the mushrooms. Bring to the boil and simmer for 10 mins until the pasta is tender.

Nutritional information per portion

This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.