Made From Scratch Vegetable Beef Soup
Recipe type: Soup
Cuisine: American
Serves: 1 gallon
Suit yourself - and your family - when you fix this homemade vegetable beef soup. This recipe makes a gallon, so you will have enough to freeze some for later if you'd like.
  • 2-4 cups water
  • 4 cups potatoes - washed and diced
  • 2 cups carrots - washed and sliced
  • 1 cup cabbage - cleaned and cut into bite-size pieces
  • 4 stalks celery - washed and sliced
  • 1 cup frozen corn
  • 1 cup frozen lima beans
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 1 cup frozen green beans (or canned)
  • 2 cups tomato juice
  • ¼ - ½ cup ketchup (optional)
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 Tbsp butter
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • 2-4 cups canned beef (or fried hamburger)
  1. Place potatoes, carrots, cabbage, and celery in kettle
  2. Cover with water and simmer until almost tender
  3. Add corn, lima beans, peas and green beans and cook until done
  4. While vegetables are cooking, sautee garlic clove in butter, and then add to the vegetables
  5. Add beef, then tomato juice (or canned tomatoes) and ketchup (if desired)
  6. Season with salt and pepper to taste
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