Pizza Noodle Soup (Crockpot Recipe)
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Recipe type: Main Dish
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Serves: 4 servings
 
All the flavors of pizza packed into one delicious bowl! Oregano Essential Oil is the star of this toasty, healthy, and delicious crockpot soup, that's just in time for fall!
Ingredients
  • 4 ounces lean raw ground beef
  • 2 ounces cooked pepperoni slices, quartered (or up to 4 ounces, if you love pepperoni!)
  • 4 ounces mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 large green pepper, diced
  • ½ onion, diced
  • 4 large garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 (15-ounce) can diced tomatoes, undrained (any variety works, but fire-roasted diced tomatoes or diced tomatoes with Italian herbs are especially delicious!)
  • 1 (15-ounce) can tomato sauce
  • 4 and ½ cups purified water
  • 2 drops Oregano Oil (or 1 Tablespoon dried oregano)
  • 8 leaves fresh basil, chopped (or ½ Tablespoon dried basil)
  • Optional seasonings: salt, pepper, ground red pepper
  • 4 ounces dry macaroni noodles (regular or gluten free both work!)
  • Optional toppings: your favorite shredded Italian cheese, fresh basil, red pepper flakes, etc.
Instructions
  1. In a medium skillet, brown ground beef, breaking it apart with a spoon or spatula as it is cooking; drain.
  2. Combine cooked ground beef, pepperoni, mushrooms, green peppers, onions, minced garlic, diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, water, oregano oil (or dried oregano), basil, and optional seasonings, if desired, in a 5-6 Quart Slow Cooker/Crockpot.
  3. Cook on Low for 7-9 hours.
  4. Thirty minutes before serving, add dry macaroni noodles to crockpot, and stir to combine. Cook on High for 30 minutes, or until noodles are cooked.
  5. Serve immediately with your favorite optional toppings!
  6. Makes 4 large main-dish servings
Recipe by SunnySideUps | Living Life Sunny Side Ups at http://sunnysideups.org/pizza-noodle-soup/