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wagon wheel beef soup for kids

a recipe by
Ellen Gwaltney Bales
Indianapolis, IN

Remember those little alphabet pasta noodles in the vegetable soup when you were a kid? How much fun it was to try to spell your name? Well, here's another fun soup for kids with wagon wheel pasta. And it's tasty too! Recipe & photo:

serves 6
prep time 15 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For wagon wheel beef soup for kids

  • 2 1/4 c
    uncooked wagon wheel pasta
  • 3/4 lb
    ground beef
  • 1 c
    chopped onion
  • 3 c
    low-fat spaghetti sauce
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground oregano
  • 2 can
    (14 oz.ea.) beef broth
  • 1 can
    (15 oz.) kidney beans, undrained

How To Make wagon wheel beef soup for kids

  • 1
    In a large pot, cook pasta according to package directions; drain.
  • 2
    Coat a Dutch oven with cooking spray; place over medium-high heat until hot. Add meat and onion. Cook over medium heat until meat is browned, stirring to crumble. Drain.
  • 3
    Return the meat mixture to the pan; add cooked pasta and remaining ingredients. Cook for 10 more minutes or until thoroughly heated.