|Beef broth||4 Cup (64 tbs)|
|Tomatoes/128 ounce can tomatoes||6 Large, seeded and chopped|
|Green pepper||1 , chopped|
|Onion||1 Large, thinly sliced|
|Celery ribs||2 , diced|
|Parsley/2 tablespoon dried||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Extra lean ground beef||1 1⁄2 Pound|
|Garlic||1 Clove (5 gm), minced|
|Egg||1 , beaten|
|Long grain rice||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs) (Cooked)|
Combine all ingredients for soup; simmer gently, covered, 45 minutes..
Meatballs: Mix ingredients and shape into small balls.
Fry in pan until done and rinse with very hot water to remove any fat.
Drop meatballs into broth and simmer gently, covered, for 30 more minutes.