Beef, Mushroom and Lettuce Soup

Total Time
1hr 30mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 1 hr

A very easy, quick to prepare and flavorful soup with fresh summer vegetables. The technique can be used with all sorts of summer vegetables -- first sweat aromatics and tomatoes in a small amount of olive oil, then add broth and other ingredients to simmer.


  1. Heat the oil in a large non-reactive stockpot.
  2. Chop the green onions, add to oil and saute.
  3. Slice the tomatoes, add to the oil and onions. Sweat for 5 minutes.
  4. Add the broth and use a chopping wand to coursely chop the tomatoes.
  5. Add the beef and mushrooms, bring to a simmer and simmer for 1 hour.
  6. Salt and pepper to taste.