51 Reviews

This is almost EXACTLY the "Quick" recipe I use for soup. If I don't have time to simmer for hours and hours. Instead of the frozen veggies, I use Veg-All and I also add a can of dark red kidney beans. Sometimes I use sausage instead of the ground beef. Gives it an extra "Kick". I'm a Soup kinda girl. Love Soup!! :)

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Lali January 13, 2002

This is a fantastic soup recipe! I had this cooked and on the table in 40 minutes. I had printed this out some time ago and up came the perfect opportunity to try it. I added a can of navy beans and still put in 1/4 cup of pasta. I also added 1 t garlic powder and 1/4 t red pepper flakes. Heat it up a little!! Barb, I love this soup! Thank you for the recipe!

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MizzNezz March 22, 2002

Excellent Soup - Yummy and great for those cold Manitoba nights! I added a few more veggies to mine.

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Graybert February 05, 2002

This excellent soup. Half my family don't care for the pasta in it, so I cook the pasta before serving, and add it to the one that like it. When I freeze it I don't put the pasta in so it may be served as is or add pasta at serving time. Tastes just as good.

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Roberta Barker January 13, 2002

Hey! When I told everyone that we were having soup, I got mixed answers: mostly ones against it. "Can't we just have spaghetti?" Nope. I stuck with it, even though their pessimism gave me some doubt towards the recipe. But, when everyone got some and tried it, they loved it! We actually ran out and my brother wanted me to go make some more! The vegetables in this soup were fresh and the mixture of chicken broth and onion soup mix really hit the spot. We will have this again in the future...Thank you!

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Bec March 03, 2003

I'd forgotten that I had this recipe until I saw it posted. Wonderful taste and easy to make. I omitted the pasta since I'm doing the "no-carb thing" and added some fresh mushrooms, but still a great tasting recipe!

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Maine-iac March 05, 2002

i tried this soup and its wonderful exspecially on cold days my boyfriends family is portugees and they said it is great also

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denise ezell February 24, 2002

this recipe is ok

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sheila March 05, 2002

I haven't tried this but it sounds so good I have to give you a five. I will send this on to friends. I love to make soups and this one sounds really yummy. Thanks. And since it can be frozen, all the better!

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Libby January 12, 2002

The response when I served this recipe for dinner was "ABSOLUTELY FANTASTIC, IS THERE ENOUGH FOR SECONDS?" Slight variation did not detract from the basic intent. True to my heritage, and mother's habit, I added a splash of balsamic vinegar (its just something I do)and instead of frozen veggies, I used a pesoaked mixture of dried legumes (yellow and green split peas, white and red beans, lentils and barley). I must say also that the combination of chicken broth and packaged French Onion Soup had sufficient seasonings.... While it was cooking, I could not stop myself from frequent "taste-tests"...each taste was better than the last. It is a good recipe and worthy of its name....I shall be making this one again...and again....and again. Many thanks for sharing...I will continue to share as well...

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