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Hearty Meatball and Vegetable Soup

Russ Myers


This soup will warm you all over during those cold Winter days.

★★★★★ 1 vote
5 Cups
20 Min
20 Min
Stove Top


2 Tbsp
onion flakes
1/2 tsp
instant minced garlic
2 Tbsp
1 lb
lean ground beef
1/2 tsp
marjoram leaves, crushed
2 Tbsp
salad oil
2 1/2 c
1 Tbsp
cider vinegar
whole cloves
1/2 tsp
thyme leaves, crushed
1/8 tsp
ground black pepper
1 tsp
marjoram leaves, crushed
1 large
potato, peeled and diced (1 cup)
2 c
shredded cabbage
1 large
tomato, diced (1 cup)
1 Tbsp
parsley flakes

How to Make Hearty Meatball and Vegetable Soup


  • 1Combine onion flakes and minced garlic with 2 tablespoons water; let stand for 10 minutes to soften; set aside.
  • 2Mix beef with 1/2 teaspoon marjoram; shape into 1/2-inch balls. In a medium saucepan heat oil. Add meatballs a few at a time; brown on all sides; remove and set aside.
  • 3Add reserved onion and garlic; saute for 2 minutes. Add 2 1/2 cups water, vinegar, cloves, thyme, black pepper and 1 teaspoon marjoram. Bring to the boiling point, stirring to scrape drippings from the bottom of the pan.
  • 4Return meatballs to pan. Add potato; reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 10 minutes. Add cabbage and tomato. Return to the boiling point. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, until vegetables are tender, about 10 minutes.
    Serve sprinkled with parsley flakes.

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About Hearty Meatball and Vegetable Soup

Course/Dish: Beef Soups
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Italian