Food and Beverage

Beef Macaroni Soup

Beef Macaroni Soup
Total Time
Prep/Total Time:
25 Min
Makes
5 servings
Ingredients 
1 pound ground beef
2 cups frozen mixed vegetables
1 can ( 14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes,
not drained
1 can ( 14-1/2 ounces) beef broth
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/2 cup uncooked elbow macaroni
Dierctions
1. In a large saucepan, cook beef over medium heat until no longer pink; drain.
Stir in the mixed vegetables, tomatoes, broth and pepper.
Bring to a boil; add macaroni.
Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 8-10 minutes or until macaroni and mixed vegetables are tender
Test Kitchen Tips
This versatile recipe is great for picky eaters (especially those who don't like garlic and onions),
but also easy to spice up.
chili powder, paprika, onion powder, are tasty additions, start with 1/4 teaspoon of any or all, and increase to taste.

Substitute any short pasta for the elbow macaroni.
Shells and wagon wheels are fun shapes for this kid- friendly soup.
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TOTAL TIME

PREP/ TOTAL

TIME: 30 MIN

MAKES

4 SERVINGS

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 small onion
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 cup seasoned bread crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons 2% milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 pound ground beef

SAUCE

  • 1 can (10- 3/4 ounces) condensed cream of mushroom soup, undiluted
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup 2% milk
  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg, optional
  • hot cooked noodles
  • minced fresh parsley, optional

DIRECTIONS

  1. In a large bowl, combine the onion, egg, bread crumbs, milk, salt and pepper, crumble beef over mixture and mix well. Shape into 1-in. meatballs, about 24
  2. Place in a shallow 1-1/2-qt. microwave- safe dish. Cover and microwave on high until meat is no longer pink, 7-1/2 minutes; drain.
  3. Combine the soup, sour cream, milk, parsley and if desired, nutmeg; pour over meatballs. Cover and cook on high until heated through, 5-6 minutes. Serve with noodles and, if desired, top parsley.

Nutrition Facts

6 meatballs with sauce: 366 calories, 21g fat (10g saturated fat), 135mg cholesterol, 1055mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 26g protein.