Hamburger Soup

Difficulty: easy Prep Time: 15 Total Time: 30
1 lb lean ground beef
4 onions, diced
2 stalks celery, diced
2 large carrots, diced
2 bay leaves
1 cup elbow macaroni
salt and pepper, to taste
10 cups water
3 tbsp beef bouillon
1 (796 ml) can diced tomatoes
1 can tomato sauce
3 tsp chili powder
2 tsp basil

Brown meat, onion, celery and carrot in soup pot. Once browned, add remaining ingredients. Simmer until done. Serves 6.