Sunday, February 6, 2011

Zesty Hamburger Soup

yum!  I like this spicy version of an old favorite.

Zesty Hamburger Soup

1 pound lean ground beef
1/4 cup chopped onion
2 cups sliced celery
1 c. sliced zucchini
15 oz canned green beans, drained
4 cups hot water
8 oz red potatoes, peeled and cubed
14 oz Fiesta corn, drained
¼ c. tamed jalapeno slices, diced
4 cups V8 juice, spicy hot, low sodium
10 oz diced tomatoes with green chilies, undrained
1 c. salsa
1 c. Smart Taste elbow macaroni

Brown ground beef with onion. Drain and add to 5 to 6 quart slow cooker. Add celery, zucchini, green beans, water, potatoes, corn, jalapenos, V8 juice, tomatoes with green chilies and salsa. Cook on high 5 to 6 hours, add pasta to last half hour.

Yield: 8 servings. Per serving (about 1 ½ cups)= 301 Calories; 2g Fat (8.6% calories from fat); 11g Protein; 37g Carbohydrate; 6g Dietary Fiber; 16mg Cholesterol; 646mg Sodium. Exchanges: 1 1/2 Grain(Starch); 2 Vegetable; 0 Fat; 0 Other Carbohydrates.

Do not quench the Spirit. 1 Thessalonians 5:19

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