Zesty Hamburger Soup
From: Amanda R.
1lb lean ground beef(90% lean)
2 cups chopped celery
1 cup chopped onion
2 tsp minced garlic
4 cups hot water
2 medium red potatoes, peeled and cubed
2 cups frozen corn
1 ½ cups uncooked small shell pasta
4 picked jalapeño slices
4 cups V8 juice
2 cans(10oz) diced tomatoes with green chilies(Rotel)
1 to 2 TBS sugar
In a large Dutch oven, cook the beef, celery and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink. Add garlic and cook 1 minute longer. Stir in water, potatoes corn, pasta and jalapeno.
Bring to boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10-15 minutes until pasta is tender. Stir in the remaining ingredients. Cook and stir until thoroughly heated.
1 ½ cup= 222 calories 5 g. fat, 28 mg cholesterol, 542 mg sodium, 33 g carbohydrates, 4 g fiber, 14 g protein.