Total Time
2hrs 10mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 2 hrs

Yum! A filling and tasy soup you will love, that's also low fat! From Perfect Food, a weight watchers magazine.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook beef in a 12 quart Dutch oven or stockpot over medium heat until browned, stirring to crumble.
  2. Drain well, and return to pan.
  3. Add water and the rest of the ingredients, except the angel hair pasta, and bring to a boil.
  4. Reduce heat, and simmer, uncovered, 2 hours, stirring occasionally.
  5. Break the pasta in half; stir into soup, and cook an additional 5 to 10 minutes until pasta is done.
  6. Enjoy!
  7. Points-3.
Most Helpful

Delicious stick to your ribs soup. I used extra lean ground beef and cooked it in some unrefined extra virgin olive oil. I didn't need to drain it because it was so lean. I used mainly V8 juice plus some tomato juice from the canned tomatoes for which I used a good brand of whole plum tomatoes I chopped myself, garlic salt with no additional salt, freshly ground black pepper, dried marjoram in place of dried thyme because of dislike for the latter. I used beef broth left over from simmering cabbage rolls that had beef in them. I forgot to add the pasta we enjoyed it very much without. I would make this again.

UmmBinat February 19, 2011

Very, very tasty soup. And it makes a LOT!!! I was able to share with our neighbors and they really liked it. I dropped in a couple beef bouillon cubes -- just because I like a little stronger beef flavor. We also topped the soup off with a nice dollup of sour cream (so much for it being a low fat recipe)!!!! I also added some chopped onion to the ground round as it was browning. I some onion that was already chopped up and wanted to use it. I liked the addition of it and will probably put it in the next time I make this. This was made for the Cookathon at Kittencalskitchen in memory of Sharon's dear husband.

Bobbie October 26, 2010

Another great soup from you Sharon. I used lean ground beef. I omitted the carrot and celery but I may try it next time. I used vegetable juice. I omitted the salt. I wanted to add the angel hair pasta but I forgot. I thought about it too late. It's delicious even without the pasta. Thanks Sharon :) Made for your cookathon.

Boomette October 18, 2010