Monster Mash Meatball Soup

Monster Mash Meatball Soup

Courtesy of The Beef Checkoff 4 Servings • 15 Min. Prep Time • 15 Min. Cook Time

Ingredients

1 package (16 oz.) frozen fully cooked beef meatballs
1 c. frozen vegetable mixture, such as broccoli, cauliflower and carrots
2 c. water
1 can (14 to 14 1/2 oz.) ready to serve beef broth
1 can (14 1/2 oz.) diced tomatoes with roasted garlic
3/4 c. uncooked Halloween pasta shapes

Directions:

1. Combine frozen vegetables, water, broth, tomatoes and pasta in large saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer 8 minutes or until pasta is just tender.

2. Meanwhile microwave meatballs according to package directions. Add meatballs to soup; simmer 3 minutes or until meatballs are heated through. Garnish with spooky decorations, as desired (see Note).

* Note: Add your own Halloween pasta shapes and spooky decorations to this family favorite dish. Spooky Decorations:

* dairy Sour Cream Full Moon

* black olive Bats

* Parmesan Cheese Ghosts

* creepy croutons

* Recipe Courtesy of The Beef Checkoff

Nutrition:

Calories: 483; Total Fat: 3g; Cholesterol: 4mg; Total Carbs: 36g; Protein: 17g; Sodium: 1776mg;