Beefy Tomato Soup with Macaroni

When it comes to a cozy bowl of soup, tomato soup is always a crowd favorite. But why settle for a plain, mediocre version when you can have a beefed-up tomato soup that satisfies your craving for comfort food? This hearty recipe combines rich, savory flavors into a belly filling meal. Whether you’re feeding your family or hosting a dinner party, a delicious bowl of beefed-up tomato soup is sure to earn you rave reviews. Best of all, it’s easy to make and customizable to your preferences – top it with croutons or crispy bacon for an extra crunch or add a dollop of sour cream for a tangy twist. Serve it with some crusty bread or grilled cheese for the ultimate comfort meal. Trust us, once you try this elevated tomato soup recipe, you’ll never go back to the plain version again.



  • A drizzle of oil
  • 500gm lean beef mince
  • 1 clove of garlic minced
  • 1 onion peeled and diced
  • 1 carrot peeled and diced
  • 1 stalk of celery diced
  • ½ cup greens of choice diced
  • 1 can of condensed tomato soup
  • 1 can of diced tomatoes
  • 1 litre of liquid beef stock
  • 1 litre of water
  • 2 cups of uncooked macaroni
  • 2 tsp fresh oregano (or 1 tsp dried if you must)
  • Shredded basil to serve


Heat oil in a large pot and cook onion, carrot and celery until soft.
Add beef and cook breaking up until browned, then add the garlic and oregano. Cook stirring for a minute or 2.
Add peeled tomatoes, soup, water and stock. Bring to the boil and let simmer for 10 minutes with the lid off.
Now add the macaroni and greens. Cook until macaroni is al dente.
Remove from the heat, serve into bowls and top with shredded basil.