Total Time
Prep 0 mins
Cook 40 mins

A quick and hearty soup. I use frozen meatballs and cook 3-5 per person in the soup.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring water to a boil in a large saucepan.
  2. Add meatballs, tomato sauce, bouillon, oregano, basil, thyme, salt and pepper to taste, celery, carrots, and garlic, and simmer for 30 minutes.
  3. Add macaroni and cook until pasta is done. Top with Parmesan cheese to serve.


Most Helpful

My husband and I simply loved this soup. I added half a medium onion to mine, and put in four cloves of garlic instead of two. We sprinkled shredded mozzarella cheese on ours before enjoying.

Sally Wolfe January 16, 2001

This was a wonderful soup. Using frozen meatballs really makes this so easy. I souped it up just a little. I used 1 t. oregano, basil and thyme. I also used 4 minced garlic cloves and sprinkled fresh grated Parmesan on top. I served with Italian bread and salad. Thanks tonkcats.

ratherbeswimmin' September 27, 2002

we love it...something EASY for the night before Thanksgiving...quite a hit. I added cheese filled tortellini instead of the elbow added a nice flavor burst. We WILL enjoy this in the future! Thanks

Grandvu November 21, 2007

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