Mum's Hamburger Soup

READY IN: 1hr 40mins
Recipe by mumoftwo

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!

Top Review by MollyJ

I love soup. I make pots of it and put a one cup portion in my lunch many days of the week. DH gets soup in his lunch too. With some minor changes, I followed this recipe. I used up some mushrooms that needed to go and added a small package of frozen veggies. I used 8 oz of tomato sauce instead of tomato soup. This is very good and very satisfying. The little touch of barley and lentils is wonderful. I will make it again and again. It will warm you up also this winter.

Ingredients Nutrition


  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.

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