|Ground beef||1 Pound|
|Soft whole wheat bread crumbs||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Condensed minestrone soup||10 1⁄2 Ounce (1 Can)|
|Canned condensed tomato soup||10 3⁄4 Ounce (1 Can)|
|Water||21 1⁄2 Ounce (2 Soups Can)|
1. Saute bacon until crisp in a large saucepan; remove and drain on paper toweling; crumble and set aside for garnish. Pour off all drippings, then measure 1 tablespoonful and return to pan.
2. Mix ground beef lightly with egg, water, bread crumbs and seasonings until well-blended; shape into 48 balls.
3. Brown, half at a time, in drippings in pan; pour off any remaining drippings. Return all meat balls to pan; stir in soups and water; cover.
4. Simmer, stirring several times, about 20 minutes to blend flavors. Ladle into soup bowls; sprinkle with crumbled bacon.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 1856 Calories from Fat 1198
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 134 g205.8%
Saturated Fat 47.5 g237.7%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 538.4 mg179.5%
Sodium 1970.7 mg82.1%
Total Carbohydrates 74 g24.6%
Dietary Fiber 9.2 g36.7%
Sugars 31.3 g
Protein 97 g193.5%
Vitamin A 68.7% Vitamin C 86.9%
Calcium 9.6% Iron 57.3%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet