Ground Beef and Vegetable Soup with Cheese Tortellini

Ground Beef and Vegetable Soup with Cheese Tortellini

Meal type Appetizer, Entrée, Lunch, Soup
By author Peggy Bridges

Ingredients

  • 1lb ground beef
  • 2 cans fire roasted diced garlic tomatoes (undrained)
  • 1 zucchini squash (cubed)
  • 8oz frozen corn
  • 1 bag dried cheese tortellini
  • 1 tablespoon Better than Bullion Beef Base
  • 4 cups beef broth
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 Small onion (chopped)
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Directions

Preparation
Brown the ground beef in a large kettle with chopped onion and garlic. Drain if fat remains. Boil the tortellini according to package instructions and steam the squash 6-7 minutes. Add the beef broth and water to the ground beef mixture, then add the beef base, bay leaves, and salt. When the zucchini and tortellini are done, add them to the pot. Simmer 20-25 minutes before serving.
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