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Grandma's Quick and Easy "Pantry Soup."

Course lunch/dinner
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 8
Author www.monicaswanson.com


  • 1/2 pound ground beef turkey, sausage
  • 1/2 onion diced
  • 1/4 cup peppers diced
  • 1/4 cup celery diced
  • 2 cups broth or stock
  • 1 can beans of choice
  • 1 can tomato soup vegetable soup, or your choice of soup
  • 1 can diced tomatoes or tomato soup
  • Any other cans you like or leftover veggies, or frozen veggies....
  • 1 cup uncooked pasta of choice or a handful or 2 as my mom would say...See where I get it from?
  • parmesan cheese for topping


  1. Place 1 Tablespoon oil in large Dutch oven over medium heat. Add chopped onions, celery, and peppers to the pot. Add ground beef and combine well. Cook until crumbly and browned, about five minutes.
  2. Add the broth and all of the cans. Stir well and allow to heat through, about 10 minutes.
  3. Add noodles and bring to a low boil, just until done, about 5-7 minutes.
  4. Turn heat to low and simmer until ready to serve.
  5. Top with Parmesan cheese and ENJOY!