Pasta Fagiolo Soup

(Variation of Hometown Favorite Recipe)

1 pound ground beef
1 cup diced green peppers
1/4 cup diced onion
2 cups diced carrots
2 cups diced celery
15 1/2-oz. can cannellini beans
15 1/2-oz. can great northern beans
15 1/2-oz. can dark red kidney beans
2 (14.5-oz.) cans diced tomatoes
3 tablespoons Texas hot sauce
6 cups chicken broth
1 cup wagon wheels pasta, dry

In a large skillet, brown ground beef with peppers, onions, carrots, and celery.  Place all ingredients in a large cooking pot, except for the pasta.  Bring to a boil, add pasta, and simmer until soup is hot and pasta is cooked.