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Recipe: beefy harvest soup

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beefy harvest soup

Looking for a fantastic fall soup recipe? Try this recipe with Ground Beef, smoked beef sausage, vegetables and macaroni.


  • 1 pound Ground Beef (93% lean or leaner)

  • 2 cups water

  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) Italian-style stewed tomatoes, undrained

  • 4 cups reduced-sodium beef broth

  • 1 cup uncooked large elbow macaroni

  • 4 ounces smoked Beef Sausage, sliced


  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.

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.

Meanwhile, combine water, tomatoes, vegetables and broth 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 and beef sausage is cooked through. Season with salt and pepper, as desired.

Cook's Tip: Other pasta shapes, such as rotini, bow ties, medium shells or ditalini, may be substituted for large elbow macaroni; adjust cooking time as needed.

Nutrition information per serving: 470 Calories; 144 Calories from fat; 16g Total Fat (6 g Saturated Fat; 0 g Trans Fat; 0.8 g Polyunsaturated Fat; 3.4 g Monounsaturated Fat;) 100 mg Cholesterol; 560 mg Sodium; 40 g Total Carbohydrate; 2 g Dietary Fiber; 39 g Protein; 5 mg Iron; 820 mg Potassium; 2.2 mg NE Niacin; 0.5 mg Vitamin B6; 2.8 mcg Vitamin B12; 7.3 mg Zinc; 47.4 mcg Selenium; 94 mg Choline.

This recipe is an excellent source of Protein, Iron, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Zinc, and Selenium; and a good source of Potassium, Niacin, and Choline.