I have made this recipe several times and it is very good and very close to what you get at the Olive Garden. I cooked it in the pressure cooker this time, but have also cooked it on top of the stove. It makes a LOT!
Brown the ground beef in a large saucepan or pot over medium heat. Drain off most of the fat. Add onion, carrot, celery and garlic; saut for 10 minutes. Add remaining ingredients (except pasta), and simmer for 1 hour.
About 50 minutes into simmer time, cook the pasta in 1 1/2 to 2 quarts of boiling water over high heat. Cook for 10 minutes or just until pasta is al dente, or slightly tough. Drain.
Add the pasta to the large pot of soup. Simmer for 5 to 10 minutes and serve.
This recipe yields 8 servings.
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|Serving Size: 1 Serving (424g)|
|Recipe Makes: 8 Servings|
|Calories from Fat: 36 (12%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 4g||5 %|
|Saturated Fat 1.5g||7 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 1.4g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 0.7g|
|Cholesterol 44.5mg||14 %|
|Sodium 424.4mg||15 %|
|Potassium 1201mg||32 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 42.1g||12 %|
|Dietary Fiber 9.4g||37 %|
|Sugars, other 32.8g|
|Protein 24.5g||35 %|
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Calories per serving: 297
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