Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 45 mins

A nice soup that you can serve as a main course with maybe some Italian bread.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil and butter in a Dutch oven.
  2. Add onion and sauté until limp (about 3 minutes).
  3. Add the meat and stir over the heat until it loses its pinkness.
  4. Add eggplant, garlic, carrots, celery, tomatoes (break up with fork), beef broth, salt, sugar, pepper, and nutmeg.
  5. Cover and simmer for about 30 minutes.
  6. Add macaroni and parsley and simmer for about 10 minutes more,or until macaroni is tender.
  7. Serve in soup bowls. Pass cheese to sprinkle over.


Most Helpful

Very yummy and satisfying. Thanks for posting!

pennynickle September 08, 2008

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