Spicy Hamburger Helper Lasagna Soup

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Total Time
40mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

This is wonderfully easy for those fall evenings when you want something tasty, but don't want to spend much time in the kitchen. I sometimes use 1 can of green beans in place of the zucchini if I don't have it on hand. You can also adjust the heat with a different "strength" of Rotel. ENJOY!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Brown hamburger meat and onions in a Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Drain.
  2. Stir in hot water, Hamburger Helper sauce mix, stewed tomatoes, corn, and Rotel. Heat to boiling, stirring occasionally.
  3. Reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Stir in uncooked Hamburger Helper noodles and zucchini.
  5. Cover and cook for 10 additional minutes.
  6. Sprinkle each serving with grated Parmesan cheese if desired.
Most Helpful

5 5

I made this soup for today's lunch. It was good, but I did modify the recipe, as seeing how the size (ounces) of the boxed hamburger helper has been reduced. To the (6.4-ounce) box, I only added 2-(14 ounce) cans of beef broth, instead of adding the 5 cups of water, plus I added the liquid from the canned corn, which then made 4 cups of broth/liquid. As for the onion, I just added 6 tablespoons of diced onion, which is a bit less than a medium sized onion. As for the corn, I added it when I added the zucchini, noodles, and just 1 teaspoon of the Italian seasoning, which I then brought the soup to a 2nd boil, then reduced the heat, covered the pan, and let the entire soup simmer for exactly 15 minutes, other wise the zucchini and noodles would of still been a bit undercooked. One more thing... I didn't have a can of Extra Hot Rotel Tomatoes. I only had the "Original" Rotel Tomatoes, so to add a bit more heat, I added some Tabasco to my bowl of soup. I forgot to top my bowl of soup with the parmesan cheese, and the soup still tasted good. For those who prefer a much milder tasting soup, I would suggest using the "Original" Rotel Tomatoes, but if you change your mind and want to make it a bit spicer, just add some Tabasco to your bowl of soup. This was very good soup, and I look forward to making it again. LILTEXQT... Thanx for the recipe!