simple corned beef soup

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By Fay LaFrage
from Loganville, GA

My Mom made this for my siblings and I when we were growing up and now we all serve it to our own family and friends. It's a very easy soup to make and it taste good. Really!! We serve ours with saltine crackers crushed and sprinkled on top of the soup. My twin sister and her family likes to add frozen okra, lima beans and hot sauce to theirs and insists it tastes a lot like brunswick stew. They also serve it with crushed saltine crackers.

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serves 4 to 6

Ingredients For simple corned beef soup

  • 1 can
    corned beef
  • 1 can
    whole kernel corn
  • 1 can
    stewed tomatoes (diced)
  • 1
    raw onion (diced)
  • butter or oil
  • salt and pepper to taste
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How To Make simple corned beef soup

  • 1
    Open the cans of corn and stewed tomatoes. DO NOT DRAIN! Pour into a medium size saucepan. Add 1 cup or more of water (depending on how thin you like your soup) and set aside.
  • 2
    Saute the diced onion in a little butter or oil until just crisp tender and starting to turn clear. Add to the saucepan with the corn and tomatoes.
  • 3
    Either shred or dice the corned beef into bite size pieces and add to the saucepan with everything else. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • 4
    Bring the soup to a light boil then turn heat down to a slow simmer. Lightly simmer about 8 to 10 minutes adding more salt and pepper if needed.
  • 5
    Let cool a few minutes before serving so it doesn't burn anyones mouth. Best served with crushed saltine crackers. Also tasty with a few drops of hot sauce added at the table right before eating.

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