Mothers' Beefy Vegetable Soup

Mothers' Beefy  Vegetable  Soup Recipe

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Shelia Tucker


The orginal soup was my Mothers' recipe. She always said the secret to her soup was to always add a teaspoon of chili powder to wake it all up.I have Changed it a bit through the years but this is always the soup I make when I have leftover liquid , Vegetables and Roast from making a roast in the crock-pot.


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Makes a large soup pot
2 Hr 30 Min
Stove Top


  • 2 c
    of liquid, leftover from making a roast in the crock-pot. this makes a perfect base to start, as it's already seasoned with the roast, beef broth, salt & pepper, a little garlic powder, beef broth and 1 pkg. of dry beefy onion soup mix. an onion.
  • 1 c
    baby carrots , sliced in half ( also cooked with roast - leftover )
  • 1 c
    english peas
  • 1 can(s)
    cream style corn ( 16 oz. )
  • 2 can(s)
    veg-all or mixed vegetables ( undrained )
  • 1 can(s)
    diced tomatoes or 1 large fresh tomatoe ( chopped )
  • 2 c
    beef broth
  • 2 c
    regular v-8 juice
  • 1 can(s)
    tomato sauce ( 15 oz. )
  • 1
    bay leaf
  • 1/2 tsp
    thyme, dried
  • 1/2 tsp
    each of salt and pepper
  • 1 tsp
    chili powder or 2 tabsp. salsa - mild or to your taste
  • 1 pkg
    dry beefy onion soup mix ( such as liptons )
  • 1 can(s)
    pork and beans ( undrained ) or lima beans or blackeyed peas ( 15 oz. size for all )
  • 2 c
    or more if you have it, cooked leftover roast beef ( shredded ) mother always cooked stew beef in her soup.
  • ·
    i like to fix mac & cheese and spoon some into each bowl and then pour the hot soup over it

How to Make Mothers' Beefy Vegetable Soup


  1. you will need a Large soup - pot, pour in all the liquids, add your spices, add your vegetables, and your meat . Bring to a boil over Medium High Heat, Then lower Heat to a simmer and cover pan. simmer for 2 1/2 or 3 hours .
  2. Make the Mac & Cheese the last 30 minutes of cooking time, Put 2 or 3 Tabsps. of Pasta or Mac & cheese in each bowl before serving and ladle the soup over the Pasta, ( I do my pasta this way so it won't get soggy ) and so if needed I can freeze part of the soup for another time. So good on a cold day. Hope everyone enjoys !!

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About Mothers' Beefy Vegetable Soup

Course/Dish: Beef Soups, Vegetable Soup
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: For Kids

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