You might have all the ingredients at home for this spectacular soup...and it tastes like just like the delicious dish. Quick and easy too. Top this one with a little shredded cheddar or parmesan, chopped chives or salad croutons for crunch!
1 package (8.8oz) ready-to-serve long grain and wild rice
1 pound ground beef
2 cups frozen chopped green peppers, thawed
1 cup chopped onion
1 jar (26oz) chunky tomato pasta sauce
1 can (14-1/2oz) Italian diced tomatoes, undrained
1 can (14oz) beef broth
Salt/pepper to taste
Prepare rice according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, cook the beef, green peppers and onion until meat is longer pink; drain. Stir in the pasta sauce, tomatoes, broth and prepared rice; heat through.