*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                     BEANS, BOWS, MEATBALL, TOMATO SOUP
 
 Recipe By     : 
 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soup
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
                         MEATBALL
    1       tb           Finely chopped onion --
                         Sauted a bit
    1                    Egg -- beaten
      1/2   c            Soft bread crumbs -- (2/3
                         Slice)
    2       tb           Grated parmesan cheese
    1       tb           Parsley -- chopped
      1/4   ts           Garlic powder
                         Pepper -- to taste
      1/2   lb           Lean ground beef
                         SOUP
   15       oz           Canned tomatoes with basil
                         'pasta ready'
      1/2   c            Beef broth
    8       oz           Canned garbanzo beans --
                         Rinsed and drained
    2       c            Water
    1       t            Italian seasonings --
                         Rubbed
      1/2   c            Uncooked bow tie pasta
    2       c            Spinach leaves -- torn
    1       c            Sliced mushrooms
 
   Make 24 - 36 meatballs.  Brown about 8 minutes. Drain.
   In a large stock pan, stir together undrained
   tomatoes, broth, beans, water, and all seasonings.
   Bring just to a boil. Add bows. Reduce heat to gently
   but continally cook the pasta (8 minutes). Add
   spinach, mushrooms and meatballs. Serve now:  simmer
   to heat through (20 minutes). Serve later: Turn heat
   off. Cover and let stand no more than 30 minutes.
   Reheat gently (10 minutes on low) and serve.
   
   Recipe By     : BH&G Cooking for Today, Soups and Stews
  
 
 
                    - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -