1 lb. ground beef or mild Italian sausage
1/2 tsp. each dried Italian seasoning, onion powder and garlic powder
1 carton (32 oz.) beef or chicken broth, plus 1 cup water
1 can (29 oz.) Veg-All® Mixed Vegetables, drained
1 can (16 oz.) diced tomatoes, not drained
1 can (15 oz.) kidney beans, rinsed and drained
1/2 cup uncooked elbow macaroni
- Cook meat in a Dutch oven 5 to 7 minutes over medium heat or until no longer pink; drain. Sprinkle with Italian seasoning, onion powder and garlic powder; cook 30 seconds to release flavors.
- Stir in broth, water, vegetables, tomatoes and beans; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and cook 5 minutes.
- Stir in macaroni; return mixture to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-high and simmer, uncovered, 5 to 7 minutes or until macaroni is tender.