Monday, October 21, 2013

Winter Savory Soup

Prep : 20 minutes           Cook : 8 hours     Makes 14 serving (3-1/2 quarts)  can freeze up to a month

For those who doesn't particularly like soup , will enjoy  this full flavored  version  of traditional vegetable soup . For the vegetarians in your family , you can omit the beef .

2           pounds ground beef
3           medium onions , chopped
1           garlic clove, minced
3           cans (10-1/2 ounces each) condensed beef broth , undiluted
1           can (28 ounces) dice tomatoes , un-drained
3           cups water
1           cup each diced carrots  and celery
1           cup fresh or frozen  cut green beans
1           cup cubed  peeled  potatoes
2           tablespoons  minced fresh parsley  or 2 teaspoons  dried parsley flakes
1            teaspoon dried basil
1/2         teaspoon dried thyme
                   ** salt and pepper to taste**

In a skillet , cook the beef , onions and garlic  over medium heat  until meat  is no longer pink ; drain . Transfer  to a 5-quart slow cooker  . Add the remaining  ingredients  and mix well . cover and cook  for 7 to 8 hours  or until heated through .


  1. Dear Nee, Very good recipe! This one is a plus when the weather gets really cold and nasty out, a perfect comfort food. Looks so yummy!! Thanks for sharing, Blessings, Dottie :)

    1. Hi Dottie , I will be posting a lot of comfort foods , slow cookers' and casseroles , thanks for stopping by :).

  2. wow, another mouth watering menu you got here

    1. Hi Cquek , it is quite delicious , stay tune , there's more on the way , thanks for stopping by :).

  3. Love soup here, Nee, and this is a good recipe. We do have two vegetarians in our family, so I would have to omit the beef, if they were expected to be around.

    1. Hi Nellie , I remember you have a couple of vegetarians in your family , I have some dishes for them , even chili , so glad your finger is better , thanks for stopping by :).


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