This recipe was adapted from "Healthy Cooking"
Serves 10 ( 1-½ c. = 5 points +)
- 1 lb. lean ground beef ( 95% lean)
- 2 c. chopped celery
- 1 c. chopped onion
- 2 tsp. minced garlic
- 4 c. hot water
- 2 medium potatoes, cubed
- 2 c. frozen corn
- 1-½ c. uncooked small pasta shells
- 28 oz. can diced tomatoes
- 4 c. tomato juice
- salt and pepper to taste
Brown beef with celery and onion until meat is no longer pink. Drain. Add garlic, water, potatoes, corn and pasta. Bring to a boil. Cover and reduce heat to simmer for 15 minutes or until pasta is done. Add remaining ingredients and heat through.