Thursday, November 14, 2013

the best vegetable soup recipe

My mom was a twice a week soup maker when we were growing up and I'm turning into my mother. We eat soup all the time during the winter. Its just so easy to make a big pot of soup on Sunday and then take for lunchs all week. 
This is our family's favorite soup and being a soup pro you should trust me.The recipe comes from some adorable old ladies at a church in my hometown so you know its good. I make this in my big dutch oven and it makes a LOT so make sure you have a big pot.

Vegetable Soup

3 onions / chopped
1 lb ground beef
1 clove garlic, minced
3 cans beef bouillon
2 large cans diced tomatos
1 cup each: potatos, celery, carrots, frozen corn, frozen lima beans 
1 1/2 tbsp italian herbs
1 to 2 cups water
lots of salt and pepper and Worcestershire sauce

1. Brown the beef, onions and garlic. Drain 
2. Add remaining ingredients and simmer for 1 1/2 to 2 hours.

9 comments:

  1. I can also vouch for this soup! Especially excellent served up with some of Linda's cornbread or homemade bread!

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  2. oh, i'm totally turning into my mother, too. Her chili and cauliflower cheese soup (from Moosewood) are a constant presence in my kitchen. Yay for cold soup weather!

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  3. I'm making a lot of soup lately too. It's just so nice to have in the winter!

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  4. I LOVE soup. Today was chili in the slow cooker...mmmm. Will definitely try this recipe - thanks for sharing!

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  5. Yum.. So perfect for the cooler weather. Can't wait to make it.

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