Italian Pasta, Beef and Bean Soup

Dinner ready in less than an hour! Enjoy this soup made with ground beef, beans and macaroni rings – a delightful meal!

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 55 min
  • ingredients 13
  • servings 8

Ingredients

1
lb. lean ground beef
1
cup sliced carrots
1/2
cup chopped onion
1/2
cup chopped celery
2
garlic cloves, minced
1/2
teaspoon salt
1
(19-oz.) can cannellini beans, drained, rinsed
1
(15.5 or 15-oz.) can light red kidney beans, drained, rinsed
1
(14.5-oz.) can diced tomatoes with basil, garlic and oregano, undrained
1
(14 1/2-oz.) can ready-to-serve beef broth
6
cups water
1/4
cup chili sauce
4
oz. (1 cup) uncooked large macaroni rings
  • 1 Brown ground beef in Dutch oven over medium-high heat until thoroughly cooked, stirring frequently. Drain.
  • 2 Reduce heat to medium. Add carrots, onion, celery, garlic and salt; mix well. Cook 5 to 8 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender, stirring occasionally.
  • 3 Add all remaining ingredients except macaroni; mix well. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer 15 minutes to blend flavors.
  • 4 Add uncooked macaroni; cook 8 to 10 minutes or until macaroni is of desired doneness, stirring occasionally.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 1/2 Cups
    Calories
    290
    (
    Calories from Fat
    70),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    8g
    8%
    (Saturated Fat
    3g,
    3%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    35mg
    35%;
    Sodium
    700mg
    700%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    35g
    35%
    (Dietary Fiber
    6g
    6%
      Sugars
    5g
    5%
    ),
    Protein
    19g
    19%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    90%;
    Vitamin C
    10%;
    Calcium
    8%;
    Iron
    20%;
    Exchanges:
    2 1/2 Starch; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 1 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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