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poor man's soup

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Stephanie Corbitt
Lorton, VA

Great go-to recipe when you're not in the mood for a big production, but want to be full and happy!

(2 ratings)
yield 2 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For poor man's soup

  • 1 lb
    lean ground beef
  • 4-6
    potatoes, peeled and cut up
  • 2-4 c
    milk (depends on how much you want to make)
  • 1-2
    onions, chopped (or onion powder)
  • 2-3 c
    uncooked macaroni
  • pinch
    salt & pepper to taste

How To Make poor man's soup

  • 1
    In a large skillet over medium heat, brown the beef and drain the excess fat.
  • 2
    Bring the potatoes to a boil then reduce heat and cook till tender. Pour off half the water.
  • 3
    Add the browned beef, milk, onion (powder) and macaroni. Simmer till the macaroni is cooked. Add salt and pepper to taste. YUMMY!