Spaghetti And Meatballs Soup Recipe

by Kelly L.

If you’re looking to make something to please the whole family but find yourself short on ingredients and time, consider spaghetti soup. This lets you stretch a small amount of pasta to feed your whole family, and like spaghetti, it is well-liked by even the pickiest of eaters. Serve this filling soup in hollowed out sourdough boules or along side garlic bread. A tossed salad or steamed vegetables can round out this meal.

Spaghetti and Meatballs Soup

1/2 pound ground hamburger
1/4 cup Italian seasoned breadcrumbs
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1 egg, beaten
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 cups water or chicken broth
2 -10 ounce cans condensed tomato soup
2 – 8 ounce cans tomato sauce
2 teaspoons dry Italian herb seasoning
1/2 teaspoon garlic power
6 ounces dry spaghetti noodles, broken in 1 to 2-inch sections

1. Mix the hamburger, Italian seasoned breadcrumbs, garlic powder, and beaten egg together.

2. Form the hamburger mixture into 1-inch round balls.

3. Heat the vegetable oil in a skillet over medium-high heat, and add the prepared meat balls.

4. Cook the meat balls until browned on all sides.

5. Bring to a boil in a large stock pot the chicken broth, tomato soup, tomato sauce, dry Italian herb seasoning, and garlic powder.

6. Reduce heat to a simmer and add the cooked meatballs and spaghetti noodles.

7. Cook over medium-low heat until the spaghetti noodles are cooked through, about 5 to 8 minutes. Serve the soup with garlic bread

Yield: 6 to 8 servings

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