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Veggie Meatball Soup for 3 Recipe

Veggie Meatball Soup for 3 Recipe

"It's a snap to put together this hearty soup before I leave for work," says Charla Tinney of Tyrone, Oklahoma. "I just add cooked pasta when I get home, and I have a few minutes to relax before supper is ready."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 4 hours YIELD:3 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups reduced-sodium beef broth
  • 1 cup frozen mixed vegetables, thawed
  • 3/4 cup canned stewed tomatoes
  • 9 frozen fully cooked homestyle meatballs (1/2 ounce each) , thawed
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup uncooked spiral pasta

Directions

  • 1. In a 1-1/2-qt. slow cooker, combine the first six ingredients. Cover and cook on low for 4-5 hours or until heated through. Stir in pasta; cover and cook 20-30 minutes longer or until pasta is tender. Discard bay leaves. Yield: 3 cups.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup equals 250 calories, 11 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 35 mg cholesterol, 671 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 11 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1-1/2 fat, 1 lean meat, 1 vegetable.