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semi-homemade vegetable soup

Recipe by
Steven Hullinger
Leon, IA

I learned this recipe from my mother 12 years ago and put my own spin on it. Perfect for winter and cold, rainy nights.

yield 8 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 45 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For semi-homemade vegetable soup

  • 2 lb
    ground beef
  • 4 can
    mixed vegetables
  • 1 bottle
    vegetable juice
  • 1 bottle
    tomato juice
  • 1 pkg
    onion soup mix
  • 1 Tbsp
    salt and pepper
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    szechuan five spice
  • 1 tsp
    crushed red pepper flakes

How To Make semi-homemade vegetable soup

  • 1
    In a large pot add your ground beef, seasonings, and garlic. Brown ground beef.
  • 2
    After beef has browned, drain the grease. Place ground beef back into the pot.
  • 3
    Add 1 46oz bottle or can of vegetable juice and tomato juice, onion soup mix, and vegetables into the pot.
  • 4
    Stir all of the ingredients together and allow the soup to heat through.