This is a hearty Vegetable Ground Beef Soup recipe .
This is filled with tender potatoes and chunks of seasoned ground beef and loads of veggies in a tomato-based broth.
We are love to pair this warming soup with saltine crackers and garlic bread and a side Caesar Salad for a complete meal.
A One of my favorite things about this nutritious Vegetable Beef Soup.
this is a I can feel good about eating this soup all week long.
I’ve a packed it full of my favorite veggies as well as extra lean ground beef to give me that added a protein.
It is couldn’t be simple to make too!
Easy Vegetable Ground Beef Soup .
The Most Vegetable Soup recipe start with a stew meat and but I’m using extra lean ground beef to make .
this recipe is super quick and simple to prepare.
Here’s a basic list of all the ingredients you’ll need to a make this soup recipe.
I know it may look like a lot and but it comes together quite quickly.
As always if you can find the full recipe with instructions and print options below!
A Extra Lean Ground Beef . you can use a regular ground beef and just make sure to drain any fat after it’s browned .
Beef Stock or Broth
Diced Potatoes – you can swap this out for cauliflower to make it a low-carb soup!
Diced Canned Tomatoes – I like to use the petite diced for a smaller bite
Green Beans – fresh or frozen work here!
Frozen Corn – you can also used canned or fresh.
How To Make Vegetable Beef Soup.
I’ve a taken my favorite Vegetable Soup recipe and amped.
it up with more savory flavors and using ground beef and adjusted the broth slightly with beef broth and tomato paste and a little added Worcestershire sauce for a nice savory punch.
Start by a browning the ground beef and onions in a large dutch oven and pot a until beef is cooked and no longer pink.
Add in the garlic and cook until is fragrant.
Then add in the carrots, celery, potatoes, beef broth, diced tomatoes, green beans, salt, pepper, Italian seasoning, tomato paste, Worcestershire sauce and a couple bay with leaves.
A Bring the mixture to a simmer and cover and cook until the potatoes and carrots and green beans are nice and tender .
Finally add in the frozen peas and corn and parsley and stir until heated through.
What Is The Best Cut Of Meat For Vegetable Beef Soup?
A Typically you can would make a vegetable beef soup with chuck roast and chuck shoulder and let it simmer for a couple hours until .
the meat is a nice and tender.
However, I’m making this simple Vegetable Beef Soup with ground beef.
so it’s a ready in a fraction of the time and while still packing loads of flavor and perfect for those busy weeknights!
PRO TIP: The leave your beef in slightly larger chunks when browning for more of a bite in the soup.
What Can I Add To My Vegetable Soup For More Flavor?
I think this soup is a perfectly balanced in flavor and highlighting.
all the fresh veggies and herbs added and plus that delicious and savory broth.
but if you’re a looking for something more.
here are some great ideas to help a spice it up.
Try This adding more fresh herbs such as: basil, thyme, oregano and marjoram
Give it a kick of spice with a few dashes of crushed red pepper .
Toss in a Parmesan rind while the soup is simmers and top with freshly grated Parmesan when serving!
If you’re a still finding it lacking and try adding a little more salt.
The Salt can brighten flavors and sometimes that’s all that’s needed!
What Vegetables Can I Swap?
Not a liking the veggies I have listed in the recipe? No worries!
This soup is a great because you can simple swap out the veggies for ones that you prefer just keep a few things in mind.
Add thicker cut and more dense veggies to the soup first so they have time to cook through.
A cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, parsnips, sweet potatoes, broccoli, etc.
The Smaller cuts of veggies and frozen veggies can be added towards the end as they wont need as long to cook through .
You can also make this Vegetable Beef Soup even quicker by swapping out all the fresh veggies for a large bag of frozen mixed veggies.
A Swap the potatoes for 2 cups of small cut and uncooked pasta .
The Feel free to leave certain veggies out entirely if your family is not a fan! Make this soup is custom to what your tastes prefer!
Can I Freeze Vegetable Beef Soup?
Since this recipe is calls for potatoes and it’s not the best soup to freeze and reheat.
The potatoes and most of the veggies will be turn mushy when frozen and reheated.
That being said you can COULD freeze the soup if you omit the potatoes and under cook most of the veggies.
This recipe is does make quite a bit and so feel free to scale it down using the features in the recipe card to adjust to your needs.
Also read : How to make VEGAN BUTTERNUT SQUASH SOUP.