Easy Beef and Pasta Soup

Enjoy this tasty soup made with beef and pasta – perfect for a hearty dinner that is ready in 30 minutes.

  • Prep Time 5 min
  • Total Time 0 min
  • Servings 8

1
pound ground beef
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1
package Betty Crocker™ Hamburger Helper™ mix for beef pasta
6
cups water
1 1/2
teaspoons chopped fresh or 1/2 teaspoon dried basil leaves
1/8
teaspoon pepper
2
cloves garlic, crushed
1
can (4 ounces) Green Giant™ mushroom stems and pieces, drained
2
tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

  • 1 Cook beef and onion in 4-quart Dutch oven over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until beef is brown; drain.
  • 2 Stir in Sauce Mix, water, basil, pepper and garlic. Heat to boiling, stirring frequently; reduce heat. Cover and simmer 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • 3 Stir in Pasta and mushrooms. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer 10 minutes. Sprinkle with parsley.

Expert Tips

For a heartier, robust flavor, add a splash of dry red wine to the soup when adding the Pasta and mushrooms.

Serve this soup with a crisp cucumber and red onion salad. Marinate the vegetables in seasoned rice vinegar in the refrigerator until ready to serve.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
195
(
Calories from Fat
70),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
8%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
),
Cholesterol
30mg
30%;
Sodium
610mg
610%;
Total Carbohydrate
18g
18%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
),
Protein
13g
13%
;
% Daily Value*:
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 High-Fat Meat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.