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Meaty Tomato Soup

As an elementary school librarian and church choir director, I've come to rely on--and thoroughly enjoy--slow-cooked meals. A sorority sister shared this recipe with me. - Ann Bost, Elkhart, Texas
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Cook: 8-1/2 hours
  • Makes
    10 servings (2-1/2 quarts)

Ingredients

  • 1 can (28 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 2 cans (8 ounces each) tomato sauce
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/2 pound ground beef, cooked and drained
  • 1/2 pound bulk pork sausage, cooked and drained
  • 2 tablespoons dried minced onion
  • 2 teaspoons chicken bouillon granules
  • 3/4 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 3/4 cup uncooked elbow macaroni
  • Shredded cheddar cheese, optional

Directions

  • In a 3-qt. slow cooker, combine the first eight ingredients. Cover and cook on low for 8-10 hours.
  • Stir in macaroni. Cover and cook 30 minutes longer or until macaroni is tender. Garnish with cheese if desired.
If you're out of elbow macaroni, you can use rotini or small shell pasta in Meaty Tomato Soup. For a true Italian twist, replace the pork sausage with Italian sausage.
Nutrition Facts
1 serving: 128 calories, 7g fat (2g saturated fat), 19mg cholesterol, 672mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 2g fiber), 8g protein.

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  • camillestarr
    Jul 28, 2011

    I love this soup and so does my family.Plus it's low-calorie but also very filling. Only 5 points plus points on Weight Watchers.

  • peachyme414
    Feb 25, 2011

    This is another TOH recipe I've made many times. I realize it's not a low-fat idea, but I love putting a little sour cream on my spoon and then some soup. Yum!

  • sunflwerchick
    Jan 19, 2010

    Hearty soup, added a more vegetables: carrots, squash and celery

  • misspooches
    May 24, 2009

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