Bean & Pasta Soup


"Hearty beef, pasta, and kidney bean soup with diced tomatoes and garlic. Serve with fresh Italian bread for an easy, delicious weeknight meal."


1 h 20 m servings 213 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 213 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 7.3 g
  • 11%
  • Carbs:
  • 23.3g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 12.5 g
  • 25%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 24 mg
  • 8%
  • Sodium:
  • 459 mg
  • 18%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Heat oil in a large stockpot over medium-high heat. Crumble ground beef into pot and cook, stirring frequently, until well browned. Remove meat, leaving excess oil in pot.
  2. Cook onion and garlic in oil over medium-high heat until translucent. Stir in tomatoes, kidney beans, vegetable soup mix, and water. Reduce heat, and simmer 40 minutes.
  3. Add pasta stars, cover, and simmer 20 minutes more, or until pasta is tender. You may add more water at any time to adjust consistency.
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  1. 11 Ratings


I love this recipe. GREAT "car camping" food. I make the whole dish in the evening, eat about half of it, and then put the rest in my thermos for lunch the next day. I used mac-noodles instea...

This was delicious!! It was very easy and had tons of flavor. You could easily leave out the hamburger and it would be just as delicious and filling. Also, you could add more veggies if you l...

Very good soup. My parents and my husband all liked it, and it's not hard. I used ditalini pasta because I couldn't find the stars. I ended up adding two cans of tomato soup and water to give...

This soup turned out perfectly. The funny thing is I had all these old hamburgers in my freezer that I had no intention of eating. Instead, I used them in this recipe. The soup was really good a...

This soup was a little too heavy on the tomatoes. It could have used more beans, vegetables, meat and pasta.

This was an overall good soup. I followed the recipe exactly, but added about a cup or so more of water. It had a mild flavor, and I thought my two kids would like it, but neither really ate i...

I used this recipe to get rid of some hamburgers I had in the freezer. Of course, I had to make do with the ingredients I had on hand, so I used onion soup mix, fresh tomatoes, and added some fr...

This recipe is easy, yet a nice change in pace for us. Everyone liked it! 3 year old and 1 year old suprisingly ate it up! This one is a keeper for our family!

Simple yet surprisingly tasty. I used veggie sausage chopped up fine and added just a bit of seasonings cause I did not have soup mix.