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V-Eight Vegetable Beef Soup

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40 m servings 343 cals
Original recipe yields 6 servings

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  1. Place ground beef in a Dutch oven or slow cooker. Cook over medium-high heat until evenly brown. Drain excess fat, and crumble. Add juice cocktail and mixed vegetables.
  2. In a Dutch oven, simmer for 30 minutes.
  3. In a slow cooker, cook 1 hour on High. Then reduce heat to Low and simmer 6 to 8 hours.


  • Partner tip: Try using a Reynolds® slow cooker liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 343 calories; 16.4 g fat; 29.6 g carbohydrates; 20.3 g protein; 57 mg cholesterol; 695 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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  1. 74 Ratings

Most helpful positive review

This is good but tastes even better if you add a package of Lipton Onion Soup Mix.

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This was ok. I added a LOT of spices to it because it was way too bland. I added garlic powder, salt, lemon pepper, oregano, and basil.

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This is good but tastes even better if you add a package of Lipton Onion Soup Mix.

This is a great basic soup. While it is a bit bland, it lends itself to many seasoning opportunities. I added half a bag of frozen hash brown potato cubes near the end of the cooking time, becau...

WOW! Quick, easy, and the kids loved it. This is terriffic for when you have little energy after work. I substituted 2 cans mixed vegetables -worked well.

I thought this soup was REALLY good! Like the previous reviewer, I added Lipton Onion soup because I like onion in my soup. I will definately make this again. You can't beat it for its quickness...

I have made a soup similar to this for years but I use browned stew meat (cut into smaller pieces) instead of the hamburger.

This is a great recipe. I use browned stew meat instead of ground beef. If you want more flavor, try using Spicy V-8 Juice. Mmm-mmm!

This was so much better than I had anticipated. I figured it would be so easy but not so good. I used tomato juice and seasoned with cajun seasoning, lemon pepper, and S&P. I definitely will use...

This was very easy and very good. I added some celery when browning the beef and I also added a packet of onion soup mix as another reviewer mentioned. I will be making this one again. Thanks!

Really easy! Just a bit bland, was very improved by a bit of garlic powder.