Homemade What's In The House Soup Recipe

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Homemade "what's in the house soup"

alice coffield


It never turns out the same twice, but you can add your favorite ingredients. This is very good.

pinch tips: Slow Cooker/Crock Pot Hints



8 people


1 Hr


3 Hr


any amount
anything you can find in your pantry - although it is generally a vegetable soup
any amount
hamburger, cooked (gen 1/3 to 1 lb.)
any amount
canned tomatos iny style - stewed, chopped, crushed or v* or tomato juice
any amount
canned or leftover frozen veggies
1-2 c
beef or chicken broth (it is not usually in most peoples' pantries but try it sometime)
4 - 6
potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks
3 - 4
large carrots, sliced into 1/3 in rounds
large or 2 small sweet onions, peeled and chopped
large ribs of celery or small bits of celery, sliced
any amount
leftover meat, esp. beef - you could add chicken or anything else that you like
amny amoun
chopped cabbage, but bear in mind that cabbage is strong and 1 cup or a little less is better
1 - 2 Tbsp
mrs. dash original or table blend
1/4 tsp
if desired
any amount
spices you particularly enjoy

Directions Step-By-Step

Go through your refrigerator, freezer, and shelves, loking for odd bits of food, and leftover frozen veggies - odd cans,etc..This is where you make it your soup - get creative.
Brown any meats and drain and put into large pot.
Add broth, tomato juice or products.
Add any leftover cooked meats.
Peel and cut up potatoes, carrots, onion and celery.
Add to pot. Add 2 cups water as needed. It depends on how much tomato products and broth or soup base you may have.
Bring to a boil and reduce heat to medium low.
Simmer( with seasonings) for about 1-2 hours. Add canned veggies (and noodles or pasta, if you like either) Cook through.
Serve hot with cornbread, biscuits, or french bread and fruit.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Soups, Other Soups
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Healthy