Ground Beef Noodle Soup

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Ground Beef Noodle Soup
Fri, 01-08-2010 - 10:01am

Ground Beef Noodle Soup

8 Servings
Prep: 15 min. Cook: 20 min.
Ingredients

* 1-1/2 pounds lean ground beef (90% lean)
* 1/2 cup each chopped onion, celery and carrot
* 7 cups water
* 1 envelope au jus mix
* 2 tablespoons beef bouillon granules
* 2 bay leaves
* 1/8 teaspoon pepper
* 1-1/2 cups uncooked egg noodles

Directions

In a large saucepan or Dutch oven, cook the beef, onion, celery and
carrot over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain.

Add the water, au jus mix, bouillon, bay leaves and pepper; bring to
a boil. Stir in the noodles. Return to a boil. Cook, uncovered, for
15 minutes or until noodles are tender, stirring occasionally.
Discard bay leaves. Yield: 8 servings (2 quarts).

Nutrition Facts: One 1-cup serving (prepared with lean ground beef, reduced-sodium bouillon and yolk-free noodles) equals 203 calories, 9 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 32 mg cholesterol, 471 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 20 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 lean meat, 1 starch.




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