My Mom's Old Fashioned Macaroni Soup

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Robyn Bruce

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@Robyn1757

My mom is now 91 years old. She grew up during the depression era and she was one of 12 children. Obviously, they had to invent ways to feed a huge family on a shoe string budget. Her mom would make a great big pot of this soup to fill all those hungry little bellies. It's great tasting and makes a good sized pot. I raised my son making this soup and he loves it to this day. I also like to use it to carry lunches to work.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
A lot of people!
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 30 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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  • 1 1/2 lb
    ground beef
  • 1
    medium onion, chopped
  • 1
    1 lb. can of whole tomatoes, chopped (don't drain, you'll need the juice)
  • 1
    15 or 16 oz. can tomato sauce
  • 2 qt
    water
  • 3-4
    beef bouillon cubes
  • 1/2 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 2 Tbsp
    fresh parsley or dried parsley flakes
  • 1/2 tsp
    celery seed
  • 1/8 tsp
    black pepper
  • 1-1/2 c
    dry macaroni

How to Make My Mom's Old Fashioned Macaroni Soup

Step-by-Step

  1. In dutch oven, brown hamburger and onions. When done, spoon off drippings and discard.

    Add tomatoes and juice, tomato sauce, water, bouillon cubes and seasonings. Bring to a boil, then turn down to simmer. Simmer for 1-1/2 to 2 hours.

    When done, add macaroni and cook over medium heat 20 additional minutes or until macaroni is done.

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About My Mom's Old Fashioned Macaroni Soup

Course/Dish: Beef, Beef Soups
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American




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