How To Make Beef Tomato Acini di Pepe Soup (Instant Pot, Slow Cooker + Stovetop)
Have a hearty dish with this acini di pepe soup. Acini de Pepe is a tiny pasta variety best used for salads and soups. Here, it’s cooked in a meaty broth with ground beef, tomatoes, and veggies.
- 1lb90% lean ground beef
- 1tspkosher salt
- 28ozdiced tomatoes
- 32ozbeef stock
- 2bay leaves
- 4ozsmall pasta,such as Acini di pepe
- grated Parmesan cheese,optional
Press the saute button. When it’s very hot, add the ground beef and salt and cook until browned breaking the meat up into small pieces as it cooks.
When browned, add the onion, celery, and carrots and saute for 3 to 4 minutes.
Add the tomatoes, beef stock, and bay leaves, close, and using pressure cooker press soup (35 minutes).
After that use the quick release, once the pressure is out open, add the pasta and stir, cover, and press manual pressure for 6 minutes. Remove bay leaves and serve.
In a large pot or Dutch oven, saute the beef and salt on high heat until browned, breaking the meat up into small bits. Add the onion, celery, and carrots and saute for 3 to 4 minutes.
Add the tomatoes, stock, and bay leaf, cover, and cook on Low until the beef and the vegetables are tender, about 1 to 1½ hours (Add more broth or water if it evaporates too much).
Add the pasta, stir and cook according to package directions.
In a large nonstick skillet, saute the beef and salt on high heat until browned, breaking the meat up into small bits. Add the onion, celery, and carrots and saute for 3 to 4 minutes.
Transfer to the slow cooker along with the tomatoes, stock, and bay leaf, cover, and cook on Low for 8 hours.
Just before it’s ready, cook the pasta on the stove according to package directions.
Add the pasta, then stir.
- Calories: 255.47kcal
- Fat: 8.38g
- Saturated Fat: 3.14g
- Trans Fat: 0.41g
- Monounsaturated Fat: 3.33g
- Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.53g
- Carbohydrates: 23.14g
- Fiber: 3.82g
- Sugar: 5.85g
- Protein: 21.92g
- Cholesterol: 49.14mg
- Sodium: 830.43mg
- Calcium: 80.45mg
- Potassium: 892.23mg
- Iron: 3.27mg
- Vitamin A: 116.84µg
- Vitamin C: 18.61mg
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