Beef and Tomato Macaroni Soup is one of the most comforting soups out there! It's filled with flavorful, pieces of grounnd beef, sweet tomatoes, hearty macaroni and a herbed broth. Destined to become a dinnertime staple!
Ready in: 55minutes
1lblean ground beef
1 1/4cupschopped yellow onion(1 small)
1cup chopped carrots (2 medium)
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
3cupslow-sodium beef broth
2(8 oz) canstomato sauce
1 1/2(14.5 oz) canspetite diced tomatoes
1Tbspchopped fresh marjoram(or 1 tsp dried)
2tspchopped fresh thyme(or 3/4 tsp dried)
1 1/4cups (5.6 oz)dry small elbow pasta
1 1/2cupsfrozen corn(optional)
Fresh chopped parsley and finely grated parmesan cheese, for serving
Heat 1 Tbsp olive oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add onions and carrots and saute 3 minutes then add garlic and saute 1 minute longer. Pour mixture onto a plate.
Heat remaining 1 Tbsp olive oil in pot over medium-high heat, add beef, season with salt and pepper and cook until browned. Drain fat from beef.
Return sauteed veggies to pot along with beef broth, tomato sauce, tomatoes, Worcestershire, marjoram, thyme, bay leaves and season with salt and pepper to taste. Bring to a boil. Add in pasta, cover and reduce heat to medium,. Boil stirring occasionally, until pasta has cooked through, about 15 - 20 minutes. If adding corn, stir in corn during last 3 minutes of cooking.
Remove bay leaves, serve warm garnished with fresh parsley and parmesan cheese if desired.