All-in-One Burger Stew
Makes 6 servings
1 pound lean ground beef 2 cups frozen Italian vegetables 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) chopped tomatoes with basil and garlic, undrained 1 can (about 14 ounces) beef broth 2-1/2 cups uncooked medium egg noodles Salt and black pepper
Cook meat in Dutch oven or large skillet over medium-high heat until no longer pink, stirring to separate meat. Drain drippings. Add vegetables, tomatoes with juice and broth; bring to a boil over high heat. Add noodles; reduce heat to medium. Cover and cook 12 to 15 minutes or until noodles have absorbed liquid and vegetables are tender. Add salt and pepper to taste.
Note For a special touch, sprinkle with chopped parsley before serving.
Tip To complete this meal, serve with breadsticks or a loaf of Italian bread and a mixed green and tomato salad