HEARTY GROUND BEEF & VEGETABLE SOUP

1 lb. ground beef
1 c. chopped onion
2 cans (16 oz.) tomatoes
4 c. hot water
2 beef bouillon cubes
1 tbsp. salt
1/8 tsp. pepper
1/2 bay leaf
1 c. sliced celery
1/2 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
1 tbsp. sugar
1 c. uncooked noodles
1 pkg. frozen mixed vegetables
1/4 tsp. basil

Brown ground beef and onions. Add tomatoes, water, bouillon cubes, salt, pepper, bay leaf, celery, Worcestershire sauce and sugar. Bring to boil, cover and simmer 30 minutes. Add noodles, vegetables and basil. Bring to boil and simmer for 15-20 minutes. Serves 8.