~ Tasty Orzo Chili Soup ~

Cassie *

By
@1lovetocook1x

This soup came to pass from cleaning out my pantry and freezer. Was quite a hit with my family. The use of ground pork instead of beef and pasta was a refreshing change. Mighty tasty soup!


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Serves:

4 - 6

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 1/2 tsp
olive oil
1 lb
ground pork
1 medium
onion, chopped
3 clove
garlic, minced
1 stalk(s)
celery, chopped small
1 medium
red bell pepper, chopped
1 - 14 oz
can, chopped tomatoesd with garlic, oregano and basil - juice too
3 Tbsp
tomato paste
1/4 c
uncooked orzo pasta - or another small pasta
2 c
beef broth
1 - 14 oz
kidney beans, rinsed or favorite bean
1/2 tsp
beef bouillon paste
1/4 tsp
cumin or to taste
1 1/2 tsp
chili powder or to taste
salt
& pepper to taste
1/2 tsp
oregano
sour
cream, green onion and corn chips to garnish

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a dutch oven over medium heat, brown pork in olive oil until no longer pink. Salt & pepper. Break apart as it cooks.
2
Once pork is cooked, add onion, red pepper, celery and garlic. Cook and stir until onion is tender.
3
Stir in tomatoes, paste, seasonings and beef broth. Bring to a boil, then cover and simmer for 35 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add the pasta and cook another 5 minutes or until tender.
4
Serve with a dollop of sour cream, onion and corn chips.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: American
Collection: Chili
Other Tag: Quick & Easy