Olive Garden Pasta Fagioli Soup May 23 2012 10 Comments

Olive Garden Pasta Fagioli SoupServes 4
(clever copycat recipe by our very own Allison J.)

1 bag Skinny Dip Macaroni 
1/2 lb extra lean ground beef
2 10-oz cans condensed beef stock
1 cup canned petite diced tomatoes
1 cup Hunts No Sugar Spaghetti Sauce
1 cup canned red kidney beans  (omit for lower carbs)
1 stalk celery, diced
1 medium carrot, diced
1/2 medium onion, diced
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1 teaspoon hot sauce (to taste)
Brown beef in a large saucepan and drain. Add other ingredients and simmer 20 minutes. Season with garlic salt before serving.
Nutritional Breakdown
(including kidney beans)

Calories:  163.....Carbs:  19 grams.....Protein:  16 grams
Fat:  3 grams     Fiber:  5 grams.....WW Points Plus4