Mum's Hamburger Soup

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Total Time
1hr 40mins
30 mins
1 hr 10 mins

This is a recipe I always want whenever I am sick or have a cold. It always reminds me of my childhood. Don't be put off by the long list of ingredients. It is very easy to make, and so yummy!

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  1. In a large pot (Dutch oven), place diced onions, garlic and hamburger. Stir and cook until done. Drain off the majority of the fat from the pot.
  2. Add canned tomatoes, tomato soup, chick peas, kidney beans, lentils, barley, vegetables and seasoning. Add approx 2 cups of water, to thin out soup a little.
  3. Bring to a boil, and then simmer for approx 1 hour, or until barley and lentils have softened.
  4. Dish soup into bowls and top with small amount of grated cheese.