1 pound ground beef
1 cup diced onion
1 cup sliced celery
1 cup sliced carrots
2 cloves of garlic minced
1 16 oz. can of tomatoes
1 15 oz. can of tomato sauce
1 15 oz. can of red kidney beans,
2 cups of water
5 teas. beef bouillon granules
1 tbls. dried parsley flakes
1 teas. salt
1/2 teas. oregano
1/2 teas. sweet basil
1/4 teas. black pepper
2 cups shredded cabbage
1 cup frozen or fresh green beans,cut in 1" pieces
1/2 cup small elbow macaroni (uncooked)
Brown beef in a large heavy kettle and drain. Add all ingredients except cabbage, green beans and macaroni.
Bring to a boil, lower heat, cover and simmer for 20 min. Add cabbage, green beans, and macaroni, bring to a boil.
Lower heat and simmer until vegetables are tender.
Add additional water if desired. I like to put in two small cubed potatoes.
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