Venango County Recipe of the Day: Pasta Soup

| January 8, 2018

A hearty, one-dish meal! Sponsored by Franklin-Oil Region Credit Union.

Pasta Soup


1 pound lean ground beef
1 large green pepper, chopped
1 medium onion, chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 – 14-1/2 oz. cans diced tomatoes, undrained
2 – 14-1/2 oz. cans reduced-sodium beef broth
1 – 8 oz. can tomato sauce
1 cup frozen corn
1/4 cup tomato paste
2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
1/4 teaspoon pepper
2-1/2 cups uncooked spiral pasta
1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese


~In a large saucepan, cook beef, green pepper, and onion over medium heat for 8 minutes (or until meat is no longer pink), breaking up beef into crumbles. Add garlic; cook one minute longer. Drain.

~Stir in tomatoes, broth, tomato sauce, corn, tomato paste, Italian seasoning, and pepper. Bring to a boil. Stir in pasta. Return to a boil.

~Reduce heat; simmer, covered, 12 minutes or until pasta is tender. Sprinkle with cheese.

~Makes eight servings.

Venango County Recipe of the Day is Sponsored by Franklin-Oil Region Credit Union.

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