Beefy Harvest Soup




Beefy Harvest Soup

Beefy Harvest Soup
Total Recipe Time:  25 minutes
Makes 4 servings


1 pound Ground Beef4 cups water1 can (14-1/2 ounces) Italian-style stewed tomatoes, undrained1-1/2 cups frozen mixed vegetables4 teaspoons instant beef bouillon granules1 cup uncooked large elbow macaroni6 ounces smoked beef sausage, cut into 1/2-inch slicesSalt and pepper


  1. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add Ground Beef; cook 8 to 10 minutes, breaking into 3/4-inch crumbles and stirring occasionally. Remove from skillet with slotted spoon. Remove drippings.
  2. Meanwhile combine water, tomatoes, mixed vegetables and bouillon granules in large saucepan; bring to a boil. Stir in macaroni and beef; return to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, 8 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in sausage; continue simmering 2 to 4 minutes or until macaroni is tender. Season with salt and pepper, as desired.


Other pasta shapes, such as rotini, bow ties, medium shells or ditalini, may be substituted for large elbow macaroni; adjust cooking time as needed.Cook's Tip:  Cooking times are for fresh or thoroughly thawed Ground Beef. Ground Beef should be cooked to an internal temperature of 160°F. Color is not a reliable indicator of Ground Beef doneness.
Nutrition information per serving: 561 calories; 3 g fat; 101 mg cholesterol; 3301 mg sodium; 38 g carbohydrate; 35 g protein; 8.7 mg niacin; 0.4 mg vitamin B6; 2.9 mcg vitamin B12; 4.6 mg iron; 6.2 mg zinc.This recipe is an excellent source of protein, niacin, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, iron and zinc.
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