Venus DeMilo Soup

Venus Demilo Soup Recipe

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Mary Mayers


I'm originally from Massachusetts. The Venus DeMilo, in Swansea, Massachusetts, is a very popular place for weddings and banquets. Story has it that early one morning when the head chef was preparing for a wedding meal, he discovered that he'd forgotten to purchase ingredients for the soup. He threw this together, and it was a big hit! Hence the name. Please don't let the canned ingredients turn you away. Its VERY good!


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25 Min
20 Min


  • 1 lb
    ground beef
  • 1 can(s)
    diced tomatoes
  • 1 can(s)
    veg-all (mixed veggies)
  • 1 can(s)
    corn, cream-style
  • 1 can(s)
    red kidney beans (optional)
  • 3/4-1 c
    orzo pasta, cooked
  • 1 pkg
    lipton onion soup mix
  • 2 can(s)

How to Make Venus DeMilo Soup


  1. Boil pasta just until al dente. Drain, set aside.
  2. In Dutch Oven, brown ground beef until no longer pink. Drain off grease.
  3. Sprinkle onion soup mix over meat. Stir to combine.
  4. Add remaining ingredients and let simmer 15-20 minutes. Season to taste.

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About Venus DeMilo Soup

Course/Dish: Beef Soups
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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