Busy day soup

Bruce Lambert


This is a goto soup for a cold winter day at the North Pole.
You can add or subtract as you wish. If you can get fresh, by all means, do so. Otherwise, canned will do.


★★★★★ 4 votes

8 to 10
1 Hr
1 Hr
Stove Top


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1 lb
browned ground beef
1 can(s)
potatoes, tomatos, carrots, corn, string beans, other veggies that you like
1 stalk(s)
celery stalk sliced thin
4-5 clove
grated garlic
1 large
onion chopped
1 tsp
thyme, oregano, basil (to taste), salt pepper
4 c
chicken or beef broth (i use swanson)
1 1/2 c
spinach if desired
1 c
pasta or rice as desired

How to Make Busy day soup


  • 1Saute onions, in olive oil, until translucent( 4-5 min), add garlic and cook 30/40 seconds, then add ground beef. Cook until beef is no longer pink. Add herbs and salt and pepper.
  • 2Add can of veggies,(except spinach, if using) with the liquid that it comes in. If your using fresh vegetables let simmer until cooked thru, but still has a little crunch. Your preference to how tender.
  • 3If I am adding pasta or rice, I like to cook separately and add to soup before serving.
    At the last minute add the spinach, let cook for about a minute more.
  • 4Plate up in a nice bowl and add a little balsamic vinegar on top,
    or a touch of EVOO. Enjoy!

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About Busy day soup

Course/Dish: Vegetable Soup
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy

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