Mary Mayers Recipe

Venus DeMilo Soup

By Mary Mayers katzRus


Recipe Rating:
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Serves:
6-8
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Mary's Story

I'm originally from Massachusetts. The Venus DeMilo, in Swansea, Massachusetts, is a very popular place for weddings and banquets. Story has it that early one morning when the head chef was preparing for a wedding meal, he discovered that he'd forgotten to purchase ingredients for the soup. He threw this together, and it was a big hit! Hence the name. Please don't let the canned ingredients turn you away. Its VERY good!

Ingredients

1 lb
ground beef
1 can(s)
diced tomatoes
1 can(s)
veg-all (mixed veggies)
1 can(s)
corn, cream-style
1 can(s)
red kidney beans (optional)
3/4-1 c
orzo pasta, cooked
1 pkg
lipton onion soup mix
2 can(s)
water
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Directions Step-By-Step

1
Boil pasta just until al dente. Drain, set aside.
2
In Dutch Oven, brown ground beef until no longer pink. Drain off grease.
3
Sprinkle onion soup mix over meat. Stir to combine.
4
Add remaining ingredients and let simmer 15-20 minutes. Season to taste.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef Soups
Other Tag: Quick & Easy