Wastebasket Soup

Recipe by Bev I Am
READY IN: 2hrs 50mins
SERVES: 8-10
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a 4-quart Dutch oven combine beef, onion, oil, garlic, and salt.
  • Bake, uncovered, in a 400 degree F oven for 40 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Remove from oven.
  • Reduce oven temperature to 350 degrees F.
  • Carefully stir broth, water, and Italian seasoning into the beef mixture.
  • Cover and bake about 1 hour more or until beef is almost tender.
  • Stir in beans, tomatoes, carrots, and olives.
  • Cover and bake 20 minutes more.
  • Stir in zucchini and pasta.
  • Cover and bake about 20 minutes more or until pasta is tender.
  • Sprinkle each serving with Parmesan cheese, if desired.
  • Note: If you can’t find Italian seasoning, substitute 3/4 teaspoon dried basil, crushed, and 3/4 teaspoon dried oregano, crushed.
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