Hearty Meatball Soup

1/2 pound ground beef
1/2 pound bulk pork sausage
1 egg
1/2 teaspoon salt (optional)
1/8 teaspoon pepper (optional)
4 cups water
1 envelope (4-serving size) onion soup mix
1 can (16-ounces) stewed tomatoes
1 can (15 1/4-ounces) red kidney beans, drained
1 cup diced carrots
1 cup Original Minute Rice
2 tablespoons chopped parsley

Mix ground beef, sausage, egg, salt and pepper thoroughly
in medium bowl. Shape into tiny balls. Brown meatballs in
skillet if desired.

Bring water to a boil in large saucepan. Stir in soup mix.
Reduce heat. Cover and simmer 10 minutes. Add meatballs,
tomatoes, kidney beans and carrots. Simmer 15 minutes
longer. Stir in rice. Cover. Remove from heat. Let
stand 5 minutes. Add parsley.

Makes 8 to 10 servings

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This recipe courtesy of Back of the Box Recipes.
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This recipe created by Kraft Foods.