Alphabet Soup



1. Place the meat in a large stock pot, and cook over medium-high heat until evenly brown.

2. Drain the meat, except for about 2 tablespoons of the juices.

3. Dissolve the bouillon cubes in 3 cups of hot water, and add to the stock pot with the meat.

4. Stir in spicy vegetable juice cocktail, mixed vegetables, alphabet pasta, and 6 cups of water.

5. Simmer 20 minutes, or until pasta is tender.

6. Season to taste with salt and pepper, and serve.