Hamburger Soup (Real Comfort Food!)

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by dgpat

This has been in my family for ages - my grandmother used to make this during the depression. Don't let the simple ingredients turn you off--this is definitely more than it seems it should be. It seems that I crave this when I'm not quite feeling up to par. I love this with a nice slice or two of warm bread.

Top Review by windywood

Oh the memories! I love this with cornbread or fresh sourdough with real butter! Sometimes I add 1 tsp italian seasoning, V-8 juice and leftover frozen veggies. You can't lose with this recipe. Thanks for posting!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Dice the onion, carrot and potatoes and place in the pot of water.
  2. Add a little salt and pepper.
  3. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer until the potatoes and carrot are tender.
  4. Bring to a slow boil again, and sprinkle the uncooked beef into the soup.
  5. Let cook for a few minutes to be sure the beef is done.
  6. Salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Enjoy!
  8. I find that the more I make this, the more veggies I add. I now add celery with the carrot, onion and potato, and after it's done (beef is cooked), I'll add corn or peas, or leftover spinach/kale/greens whatever, even leftover rice or barley pilaf~~~Since being laid off 2 years ago, there's not an awful lot that I waste! And it still comes out great, and I still love the original one!

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