Recipe Sifter

X
  • Start Here
    • Course
    • Main Ingredient
    • Cuisine
    • Preparation
    • Occasion
    • Diet
    • Nutrition
1

Select () or exclude () categories to narrow your recipe search.

2

As you select categories, the number of matching recipes will update.

Make some selections to begin narrowing your results.
  • Calories
  • Amount per serving
    1. Total Fat
    2. Saturated Fat
    3. Polyunsat. Fat
    4. Monounsat. Fat
    5. Trans Fat
  • Cholesterol
  • Sodium
  • Potassium
  • Total Carbohydrates
    1. Dietary Fiber
    2. Sugars
  • Protein
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B6
  • Vitamin B12
  • Vitamin C
  • Calcium
  • Iron
  • Vitamin E
  • Magnesium
  • Alcohol
  • Caffeine
  • Find exactly what you're looking for with the web's most powerful recipe filtering tool.

    You are in: Home / Recipes / Army Soup Recipe
    Lost? Site Map

    Army Soup

    Army Soup. Photo by Susie T

    1/1 Photo of Army Soup

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    1 hr 15 mins

    20 mins

    55 mins

    Susie T's Note:

    My dad used to make this when he was in the Spanish Military. They ate this morning, noon and night. I was brought up on it and missed it when I left home. Now I cook it for my family and they love it. This stew is called 'Patatas Guisadas' but we renamed it 'Army Soup'.

    • Save to Recipe Box

    • Add to Grocery List

    • Print

    • Email

    My Private Note

    Ingredients:

    Servings:

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Heat oil in a large pot.
    2. 2
      Saute onion, garlic, capsicum and tomato.
    3. 3
      Add beef and cook until browned.
    4. 4
      Add sherry and let it reduce a little and add some of the water to cover the beef.
    5. 5
      Let simmer for about 20 minutes.
    6. 6
      A pressure cooker takes less time.
    7. 7
      Add rest of the ingredients and water and bring to the boil.
    8. 8
      Lower heat and simmer for a further 1 hour or until potato is soft and soup appears thickened.
    9. 9
      If using a pressure cooker, follow steps 1 to 4 then follow step 7 and place lid on pressure cooker and time from when the pressure starts to build up and shake the cap for 12 minutes cooking time on medium heat.
    10. 10
      Sometimes when using a pressure cooker it becomes quite watery. If you like to thicken up the soup just use 1 tablespoon of corn flour mixed with a little water and stir into the soup until thickened.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on January 19, 2009

      55

      Excellent soup and easy to make too. In order that my picky eaters would eat this, after cooking the tomato(which I peeled), I pureed them. I did use a whole onion as mine were small and cooked it in broth not oil. This is definitely comfort food. Thanks for the recipe.

      people found this review Helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No
    • on January 25, 2005

      45

      This was a really good comfort food. I made mine without the pumpkin, because I didn't have any and it was still really good. Thanks for the great recipe.

      people found this review Helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No

    Advertisement

    Nutritional Facts for Army Soup

    Serving Size: 1 (775 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 516.4
     
    Calories from Fat 138
    26%
    Total Fat 15.3 g
    23%
    Saturated Fat 4.7 g
    23%
    Cholesterol 50.8 mg
    16%
    Sodium 104.3 mg
    4%
    Total Carbohydrate 62.4 g
    20%
    Dietary Fiber 9.2 g
    37%
    Sugars 6.1 g
    24%
    Protein 24.7 g
    49%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    pumpkin

    Ideas from Food.com

    “Everything

    Everything Holidays

    Make this season merry, bright and manageable with our easy ideas.

    Advertisement


    Food.com Network of Sites

    • Mexican Recipes
    • Chinese Recipes
    • Australian Recipes
    • Breakfast Recipes
    • Greek Recipes
    • Restaurant Recipes
    • Italian Recipes
    • Christmas Recipes
    • Thanksgiving Recipes
    • Southern Recipes
    • Dessert Recipes
    • Deep Fried Recipes
    • Thai Recipes
    • Low Cholesterol Recipes
    • Indian Recipes
    • Healthy Recipes
    • Meatloaf Recipes