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Hearty Beef Soup

Hearty Beef Soup

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Hearty Beef Soup
Makes: 6 Servings
Total Cost: $$$$

This tasty and satisfying soup can be served for lunch or dinner. The leftovers can be frozen for later.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 pound beef round roast, thawed and chopped
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 3 cups water
  • 2 cups winter squash, chopped (or 2 cups cabbage, finely chopped)
  • 1/2 cup onions, chopped
  • 1 celery stalk, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon garlic, finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 tablespoon parsley, chopped (optional)
  • 1/4 cup macaroni, dry
  • 1 large tomato, chopped (or 1 can, about 15 ounces, low-sodium diced tomatoes)
  • 1/2 cup green pepper, finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper

Directions

  1. In a large pot, brown beef in oil over medium to high heat for 8 to 10 minutes. Drain fat.
  2. Add water, squash, onion, celery, garlic, and oregano. If using parsley, add that too. Mix well.
  3. Bring pot to a boil. Lower heat and cook for 20 minutes.
  4. Add macaroni, tomatoes, green pepper, salt, and pepper. 
  5. Keep cooking over low heat for 20 minutes. Serve hot.

Notes

Tip for cooking beef roast: The recommended safe minimum internal temperature for beef roast is 145 degrees F, as measured with a food thermometer.

Source:

A Harvest of Recipes with USDA Foods
USDA Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 cup
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 130
Total Fat 4 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 14 mg
Sodium 214 mg
Carbohydrates 10 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Total Sugars 3 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 8 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 29
Iron 1
Potassium 275
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 130
Total Fat 4 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g
Linoleic Acid 1 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0.2 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 14 mg
Carbohydrates 10 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Total Sugars 3 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 8 g
Minerals
Calcium 29
Potassium 275
Sodium 214 mg
Copper 88
Iron 1
Magnesium 16
Phosphorus 48
Selenium 6
Zinc 1
Vitamins
Vitamin A 41 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.2 mg
Vitamin B12 0.2 mcg
Vitamin C 20 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 1 mg
Vitamin K 18 mcg
Folate 26 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.1 mg
Riboflavin 0.1 mg
Niacin 1 mg
Choline 20 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

Vegetables 3/4 cups
Protein Foods 1/2 ounces
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