Quick Vegetable-Beef Soup
|Ground chuck||1⁄2 Pound|
|Chopped green pepper||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Chopped onion||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Canned stewed tomatoes||14 1⁄2 Ounce|
|Frozen mixed vegetables||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Water||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Dried basil||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Garlic powder||1⁄8 Teaspoon|
|Ground pepper||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
Combine ground chuck, green pepper, and chopped onion in a 2-quart casserole; cover with heavy-duty plastic wrap, and microwave or HIGH for 4 minures or until meat is no longer pink, stirring afrer 2 minutes.
Drain well in a colander, and pat dry wirh paper towels.
Wipe casserole dry with a paper towel.
Return drained meat mixture to casserole.
Add remaining ingredients to meat mixture.
Cover and microwave or HIGH for 9 ro 10 minutes, stirring every 3 minutes.
Ladle into individual serving bowls, serve hot.