Italian Soup Gift Basket

A tisket, a tasket, what fun to receive a gift basket filled with yummy food!

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 15 min
  • Servings 1

Ingredients

1
package Hamburger Helper™ lasagna
3
tablespoons instant minced onion
1
can (14 1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes with basil, garlic and oregano
1
can (7 ounces) Green Giant™ Niblets® whole kernel corn

  • 1 Pour contents of sauce mix (from lasagne mix) into 3 1/2-cup jar or quart-size plastic bag. Layer instant minced onion over dry sauce mix. Top with pasta (from lasagne mix). Place lid on jar, or seal plastic bag with colorful ribbon or raffia.
  • 2 Place soup mix, can of tomatoes and can of corn in gift basket. Include the following directions for making soup.<BR><BR> <B>Italian Soup</B><BR><BR> Cook 1 pound ground beef in 4-quart Dutch oven, stirring frequently, until brown; drain.<BR><BR> Stir in soup mix, 5 cups hot water, undrained tomatoes and undrained corn. Heat to boiling, stirring occasionally; reduce heat. Cover and simmer 12 to 14 minutes, stirring occasionally, until pasta is tender.<BR><BR> Ladle into bowls. Top with grated Parmesan cheese or shredded mozzarella cheese if desired. Makes 6 servings.

Expert Tips

Serve hearty soups in bread bowls. They make the soup good down to the last bite!

Jazz up bowls of soup with a squirt of sour cream. Mmm!

Add a drained can of kidney or great northern beans to boost the nutrition and fiber in this hearty soup.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
330
(
Calories from Fat
110 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12 g
12 %
(Saturated Fat
4 g,
4 %
),
Cholesterol
65 mg
65 %;
Sodium
1010 mg
1010 %;
Total Carbohydrate
37 g
37 %
(Dietary Fiber
2 g
2 %
),
Protein
20 g
20 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
10%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
14%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 1 Fruit; 1 Vegetable; 2 Lean Meat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.