Meatball and Pasta Soup

Meatball and Pasta Soup

  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook Time: 25 min
  • Total: 40 min
  • Serving: 6

Meatball and Pasta Soup makes a great complete meal in a bowl.


  • Meatballs: 1/2 pound lean ground beef
  • 1/4 cup seasoned dry bread crumbs
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 garlic clove, pressed
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Soup: 1 cup zucchini, choppped
  • 1/2 cup onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, pressed
  • 2, 14 ounce cans beef broth
  • 1, 14 ounce can diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1, 11 ounce can pork and beans in tomato sauce, undrained
  • 3/4 cup elbow macaroni
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese


  1. For Meatballs: In a medium bowl, combine ground beef, bread crumbs, egg, Italian seasoning, garlic and salt; mix lightly but thoroughly. Shape mixture into small balls; brown over medium heat 6-8 minutes or until beef is no longer pink. Remove from pan.
  2. For Soup: In pan place onions, garlic and cook 3 minutes or until onion is tender. Add beef broth, tomatoes and pork and beans; bring to a boil.
  3. Add macaroni, meatballs, zucchini and Italian seasoning. Return to a boil; reduce heat to low and simmer 6-8 minutes or until macaroni is tender. Ladle soup into bowls; sprinkle with Parmesan.


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