Hearty Hamburger Soup

Recipe by Just_Ducky
READY IN: 1hr 30mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    lb extra lean ground beef
  • 1
    medium onion, chopped small
  • 3
    tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 -4
    potatoes, diced (or 2 c. Frozen hash browns)
  • 1
    cup celery, chopped
  • 3 -4
    carrots, chopped
  • 12
    head cabbage, shredded
  • 1
    (10 ounce) can consomme
  • 1
    (28 ounce) can diced tomatoes (do not drain)
  • 4
    cups vegetable juice
  • 2
    cups water
  • 1
    (1 ounce) package onion soup mix
  • 14
  • 2
    cups frozen vegetables (corn, peas, green beans, etc.)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Brown ground beef, garlic & onion; drain off fat,
  • Add olive oil then vegetables. (add any preferred root vegetables here, parsnips, sweet potato, rutabaga).
  • Cook 5-10 minutes to soften vegetables.
  • Add can of consommé and de-glaze pan.
  • Add can of tomatoes, tomato juice, water, soup mix & barley. Season as desired. (I used sea salt, pepper, sprinkle of cayenne and about 4 tbs of spicy spaghetti seasoning, Worcestershire sauce would be nice too). (Add black or navy beans for extra protein & fibre).
  • Let simmer 45 minutes.
  • Add frozen veg and simmer additional 15 minutes.
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