Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 5 mins

A fast, tasty, hearty soup.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 cup uncooked spiral shaped pasta
  • 32 frozen italian meatballs, thawed
  • 2 (14 1/2 ounce) cans chicken broth
  • 1 (28 ounce) can diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 12 cups frozen sliced carrots, thawed
  • 1 (16 ounce) can kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 (14 ounce) jar spaghetti sauce
  • 1 (4 1/2 ounce) jar mushrooms, drained
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning
  • 14 teaspoon hot sauce
  • salt and pepper


  1. Prepare the pasta according to package directions; drain and set aside.
  2. In a large pot, add the remaining ingredients; stir to combine.
  3. Bring to a boil; cover and simmer for 5 minutes.
  4. Add pasta and cook until heated through.
Most Helpful

Made this on a cold, rainy afternoon and it was FAB!! I did add some red onions. Thanks so much for posting!

FloridaGrl May 16, 2007

Great recipe for a cold rainy day! I added alittle whipping cream to give it alittle richness. Thanks so much for sharing your recipe.

Marsha D. November 07, 2006

This was so yummy. I used regular ground beef. I put the soup on and let it simmer with uncooked pasta and some extra water. It was a very hearty low calorie lunch. Thanks!!!

adena mangis February 05, 2006