Zesty Beef and Vegetable Soup for the Crock Pot

Total Time
8hrs 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 8 hrs

This is an easy soup with a slightly spicy base.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Brown ground beef and onion in a large skillet. Drain off fat.
  2. In a 3 1/2-5 quart crock pot, combine meat mixture and remaining ingredients.
  3. Cover; cook on low heat for 8 to 10 hours or on high heat for 4 to 5 hours.


Most Helpful

Excellent! Only change made was to add about 2 cups juice from draining some tomatoes that I had. As written, it was more of a stoup than soup. Nothing wrong with that, I just wanted a more soupy soup! Everybody absolutely loved this, and didn't mind eating leftovers! In fact, I had put extra in freezer, and my sister got it out right away. Thnx so much for posting, Chris. We will enjoy this again! Made for Fall 2008 My-3-Chefs.

Darkhunter November 26, 2008

I used diced up round steak instead of ground beef to save calories. I think it would be better with the fatter ground beef! I had some cabbage I needed to use, so I chopped that up and added some carrots, since I didn't use coleslaw mix. This was a little tomato-ey for me, so next time I'd add some beef broth or stock to dilute the amount of tomato. I added a bay leaf to the other seasonings, and used Spicy Hot V8 for the veggie juice. Loved the heat in the recipe...I like it hot!

breezermom October 25, 2010

Very good. I followed the recipe other then I used a 15 ounce can of corn and 15 ounce can of green beans as I am not a fan of frozen veggies. I also used petite diced tomatoes instead of stewed as I don't care for stewed tomatoes either. I used V8 juice for the vegetable juice and used 3 11 ounce cans. After everything was added I added about a handful more of slaw mix. I also cooked this on the stovetop instead of the crockpot. I cooked on the stove for about two hours. I really enjoyed this. I was looking for something different and this fit the bill.

bmcnichol November 15, 2009

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