Total Time
3hrs 30mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 3 hrs

Another recipe from DM's grey book...this was taken from our local paper The Sacramento Bee. We have made this up on quite a few cold nights for a meal and mmmmm mmmmm mmmm it is sooooo good.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Brown meat in olive oil in frying pan.
  2. Transfer meat to large stock pot.
  3. Add remaining ingredients except salt.
  4. Simmer 2 to 3 hours.
  5. Just before serving, add seasonings and parmesan cheese.


Most Helpful

I had this soup cooking at 6am this morning to serve to DH for lunch, I did some amount adjustments and used ground chicken, I also added in 3 jalapeno peppers, this is a wonderful soup Char, thanks for sharing hon!...Kitten:)

Kittencal@recipezazz October 20, 2006

This is a great clean-out-the-fridge recipe that allowed me to chop up and use a bunch of produce I had on hand. I also used ground turkey, substituted small red beans, and seasoned the soup with Italian seasoning, dried basil, and a little cayenne pepper. Thanks for sharing this yummy recipe!

Deb's Recipes July 22, 2006

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