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Easy Beef and Pasta Soup

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Easy Beef and Pasta Soup
  • Prep 5 min
  • Total 35 min
  • Servings 8

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

Updated October 9, 2017
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Ingredients

  • 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) mushroom stems and pieces, drained
  • 2
    tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

Steps

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  • 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.

  • 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 Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
170
Calories from Fat
60
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
10%
Saturated Fat
2 1/2g
12%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
35mg
11%
Sodium
420mg
17%
Potassium
140mg
4%
Total Carbohydrate
15g
5%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
0g
Protein
12g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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