Beef Macaroni Soup is an easy family dinner idea that everyone loves. Loaded with hearty ingredients like ground beef, tomatoes, olives & elbow macaroni noodles.
Want something simple for dinner? Something the whole family will love?? I have these Easy Family Dinner Ideas that are just the thing. There I was thinking about what I would do with the ground beef I had in the fridge. I didn’t want anything too complicated or that required the grill.
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You see, the whole family was still getting over some bouts with a little bug we picked up while in So Cal & so I think we were all in a soup mood. I started thinking what I could make besides just a beef soup & I definitely wanted more than a vegetable beef soup too. I wanted an easy pasta recipe that would be hearty & filling but fill that craving for comfort food. So after playing with throwing this & that into the pot the hubs & I came up with this Beef Macaroni Soup that really filled what we were all craving.
Hearty & full of flavor – you can’t beat this on a cold winter day.
Beef Macaroni Soup
You can add more broth for a thinner soup or add a little less for a thick & chunky style bowl of goodness. Add a little sprinkle of Parmesan cheese on top – makes it so good. This will rival anything you can get at your favorite Italian restaurant.
I promise this will be your new favorite when it comes to easy recipes. It is practically effortless & everyone LOVES it!
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Beef Macaroni Soup
- 2 pounds ground beef 90% lean
- 1 can black beans 15oz - drained & rinsed
- 1 can can crushed tomatoes 28 oz
- 1 can sliced olives 2.5oz
- 1 can tomato paste 6 oz
- 6 cups beef stock
- 1 tbsp minced garlic
- 1 tbsp garlic salt
- 1 tbsp minced onions
- 2 tsp salt
- 2 tsp pepper
- 4 cups elbow macaroni
- Parmesan cheese for garnish
- Brown your ground beef in skillet.
- Once cooked thoroughly - add tomato paste & mix in - you can add a little beef stock to this to moisten if it's too dry.
- Pour remaining beef stock in large pot.
- Add in your beef/ tomato paste mixture to your large pot.
- Add in beans, tomatoes, olives & seasonings to taste.
- Bring to a boil- then reduce heat & simmer 30 minutes. Stir occasionally.
- Add in elbow macaroni - bring back to a boil & cook until pasta is al dente
- Serve with a sprinkle of cheese on top.