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Ground Beef and Vegetable Soup

Rated as 4.88 out of 5 Stars
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"This easy recipe makes a large pot of soup that will feed a small crowd or leaves leftovers for those nights you just don't feel like cooking. The leftovers freeze well in meal-size containers or plastic bags. You can add potatoes or use any combination of vegetables to suit your taste."
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Ingredients

1 h 40 m servings 341
Original recipe yields 16 servings

Directions

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  1. Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Cook and stir onion, celery, and carrots until tender, 6 to 8 minutes. Stir garlic into onion mixture; cook, stirring, until fragrant, about 1 minute. Remove pot from heat.
  2. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook and stir ground beef in batches in the hot skillet until browned and crumbly, 5 to 10 minutes. Transfer browned beef to onion mixture in the large pot using a slotted spoon.
  3. Heat onion-beef mixture over medium heat. Stir vegetable juice, beef broth, tomatoes, Italian seasoning, beef bouillon, thyme, cayenne pepper, salt, and black pepper into beef mixture. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer to blend the flavors, at least 1 hour.
  4. Stir corn, kidney beans, cannellini beans, great Northern beans, green beans, peas, lima beans, and okra into beef mixture; bring to a boil, reduce heat to low, and simmer until heated through, about 10 minutes.

Footnotes

  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensures it cooks evenly, keeps leftovers fresh, and makes clean-up easy.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 341 calories; 11.6 34.8 24.1 47 585 Full nutrition

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Very good soup. Will definitely make it again

Added some potatoes. Pretty much followed recipe. Loved it!

Perfect for leftovers. Go to recipe for freezing and reheating.

I will definately make this again - made a lot more than I expected, so we have leftovers. I made it in a slow cooker.

Very, very good. Makes a lot but none went to waste. Used sweet corn, tomatoes, thyme and carrots from my garden. Omitted the Okra, everything else per recipe. Thyme was a bit overpowering the n...

This a great soup. On a whim, I added two cans creamed corn because I wanted some extra sweetness and some "weight" since I didn't have any of the canned beans on hand. This made a great soup pe...

Our family loves this soup! It is delicious!

Love this soup, and so does my family. I added potatoes, and didn't add Lima beans as I didn't have any, and also ran out of beef bouillon so used chicken instead, and followed the recipe otherw...

Awesome soup! The only thing I did differently was prep it He night before and put it in the slow cooker the next morning. Cooked all day for 8 hours. Served with buttered Kings Hawaiian rolls f...