Great Vegetable Summer (or Winter) Soup

Alice Ames


The following recipe is from 04-14-1981, just keeps better with age and is so delicious!

You can add anything you want to add, or leave out anything you do not want to add.


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20 Min
20 Min


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pound hamburger meat
pound sausage
medium onion, chopped, vidalia is my suggestion
15 oz. can of corn, undrained + 1 can of water
15 oz. can of peas, undrained + 1 can of water
15 oz. can lesueur tender baby carrots, undrained + 1 can of water
15 oz. can chopped stewed tomatoes, undrained + 1 can or water
8 oz. can tomato sauce w/mushrooms, or 1 can of plain tomato sauce, undrained + 1 can of water
tablespoons worcestershire sauce
tablespoon sugar
optional - to your taste: tabasco sauce, salt, pepper, garlic powder
other suggestions: lima beans, diced potatoes, chopped cabbage, but do not add until end of cooking, or could add 1/2 to 1 bag frozen okra, added last 15 minutes of cooking time.

How to Make Great Vegetable Summer (or Winter) Soup


  • 1In a large soup pot, brown/saute 1 pound hamburger meat, sausage, and chopped onions.
  • 2Add each of the canned ingredients (above) + 1 can each of water.
  • 3Add Worcestershire Sauce.
  • 4Add sugar.
  • 5Add to your taste, Tabasco, salt, pepper, garlic powder.
  • 6While bringing the mixture to a light boil, stir ingredients and juices for a couple of minutes.
  • 7Once a light boiling point has been reached, cut the oven eye down to Simmer. Simmer for a minimum of 20 minutes. The longer this soup simmers, the more the flavors marry with one another.
  • 8Excellent to serve with cornbread or Frito chips.
  • 9Refrigerate leftovers, if there are any!

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About Great Vegetable Summer (or Winter) Soup

Course/Dish: Beef Soups, Vegetable Soup
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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