Lazy Day Beef & Vegetable Soup

A lazy day needn’t mean time off from a healthy meal. Beef up your zinc levels for a healthy immune system with this smart-but-satisfying soup of Stew Meat, chickpeas, veggies and pasta.

  • 9
    hrs
  • 8
    SERVINGS
  • 453
    Cal
  • 55 g
    Protein

Ingredients & Cooking

Ingredients:

  • 2-1/2 pounds beef Stew Meat, cut into 3/4-inch pieces
  • 2 cans (14 to 14-1/2 ounces each) reduced-sodium beef broth
  • 1 can (15 ounces) chickpeas, rinsed, drained
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) no-salt added diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups frozen mixed vegetables
  • 1 cup uncooked ditalini or other small pasta
  • Shredded Romano cheese (optional)

Cooking:

  1. Combine beef, broth, chickpeas, tomatoes, water, Italian seasoning, salt and pepper in 4-1/2 to 5-1/2-quart slow cooker; toss to coat well. Cover and cook on HIGH 5 hours or on LOW 8 hours. (No stirring is necessary during cooking.)

  2. Stir in mixed vegetables and pasta. Continue cooking, covered, 1 hour or until beef and pasta are tender. Season with salt and pepper, as desired. Stir well before serving. Serve with cheese, if desired.

Nutrition Information

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