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Healthified Beef and Veggie Soup with Mozzarella

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Serve homemade soup in 30 minutes featuring beef, Green Giant® Valley Fresh Steamers™ frozen mixed vegetables, tomatoes and mozzarella cheese.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

1
lb extra-lean (at least 90%) ground beef
1
large onion, chopped (1 cup)
2
cups Green Giant™ Steamers™ frozen mixed vegetables (from 12-oz bag)
1
can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes with green pepper, celery and onions, undrained
4
cups water
4
teaspoons beef bouillon granules
1 1/2
teaspoons Italian seasoning
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1
cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese (4 oz)

Directions

  • 1 In 4-quart saucepan or Dutch oven, cook beef and onion over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until beef is thoroughly cooked; drain.
  • 2 Stir in remaining ingredients except cheese. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer uncovered 6 to 8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are tender.
  • 3 Sprinkle 2 tablespoons cheese in each of 8 soup bowls; fill bowls with soup.

Nutrition Info

The Quick Take: Healthified

  • Calories Reduced By 30
  • Fat Reduced By 5g
  • Sodium Reduced By 390mg
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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
170
(
Calories from Fat
60),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
40mg
40%;
Sodium
660mg
660%;
Total Carbohydrate
11g
11%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
5g
5%
),
Protein
16g
16%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
15%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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Before After
1 lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef 1 lb extra-lean (at least 90%) ground beef
1 large onion, chopped (1 cup) 1 large onion, chopped (1 cup)
2 cups Green Giant® frozen mixed vegetables (from 1-lb bag) 2 cups Green Giant® Valley Fresh Steamers™ frozen mixed vegetables (from 12-oz bag)
1 can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes with green pepper, celery and onions (or other variety), undrained 1 can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes with green pepper, celery and onions, undrained
4 cups water 4 cups water
5 teaspoons beef bouillon granules 4 teaspoons beef bouillon granules
1 1/2 teaspoons Italian seasoning 1 1/2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
1/4 teaspoon pepper 1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese (4 oz) 1 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese (4 oz)
Nutritional Highlights
Calories
 
 
200 (before)
170 (after)
Sodium
 
 
1050 mg (before)
660 mg (after)
Total Fat
 
 
11 g (before)
6 g (after)

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Expert Tips

Make this soup your way with what's on hand. Use any frozen veggie, any variety of canned diced tomatoes, your favorite cheese and the herbs you like best.

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We calculated the nutrition of this recipe at the time it was created on 11/10/2011. NOTE: We do not include optional ingredients in our calculations. If concerned about gluten-free, non-dairy, vegetarian or vegan status, always read ingredient labels to make sure each recipe ingredient meets requirements. Products and ingredient sources can change.

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NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
170
(
Calories from Fat
60),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
40mg
40%;
Sodium
660mg
660%;
Total Carbohydrate
11g
11%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
5g
5%
),
Protein
16g
16%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
15%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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