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Chunky Beef Noodle Soup Recipe

Chunky Beef Noodle Soup Recipe

Meet the Cook: My husband and I lived for 11 years in the Arctic, where there was very little fresh produce and I had to order non-perishable groceries for a year ahead of time. This hearty soup - a meal in itself served with warm rolls - became a staple in our diet because it requires ingredients I could easily find. -Lil Morris, Emerald Park, Saskatchewan
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 1 hour 40 min. YIELD:8 servings


  • 1 pound boneless round steak, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 can (10-1/2 ounces) condensed beef consomme, undiluted
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 cup uncooked spiral pasta
  • 1 medium green pepper, chopped
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley


  • 1. In a large saucepan, cook the steak, onion and garlic in oil for 5 minutes or until meat is browned and onion is tender.
  • 2. Stir in the water, tomatoes, consomme and seasonings; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 1-1/2 hours or until meat is tender.
  • 3. Stir in pasta and green pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, until pasta is tender. Add parsley. Yield: 8 servings (2 quarts).

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 157 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 33mg cholesterol, 628mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 2g fiber), 16g protein.

Reviews for Chunky Beef Noodle Soup

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lisa53202 User ID: 1079567 221362
Reviewed Feb. 25, 2015

"Nice soup. Next time I would add more vegetables."

glitterchatter User ID: 2651232 26344
Reviewed Nov. 1, 2014

"Great recipe as is, or to build on. I added a little more steak and 1/2 lb of sweet Italian sausage to make the boys in my family happy. The seasoning in the sausage combined nicely with the recipe's seasoning. I also added some diced carrot for color (in the 1 1/2 hours of simmering, which is when I added the green pepper). It would work well with other vegetables, and/or a bit of sour cream. It's delicious-- even better the next day! It's good to have a 5-star steak soup recipe as an alternative to seafood, chicken, or hamburger soups."

llheath User ID: 6590379 53191
Reviewed Jul. 29, 2014 Edited Apr. 4, 2016

"I have made this soup for years. I do not recall where I first found it, but was not a Taste of Home publication. It is not only my husbands favorite soup, but also has been a hit with countless others to whom I have served it. The only variation is I eliminated the green pepper. Though I use peppers freqently we do not care for them with this soup. Otherwise, this dish is hearty and delicious, and in my regular rotation of soups served."

flyfye User ID: 4608766 21773
Reviewed Oct. 5, 2011

"Very yummy - will absolutely make again!"

MarIlyn from Omaha User ID: 5771631 202563
Reviewed Jan. 19, 2011

"This was a delicious soup. My husband absolutely loved it. I added some mixed vegetables and a can of beef broth so it wasn't

to thick. I will definitely make this again and keep this as one of my favorite soups."

LeslieH User ID: 191346 23344
Reviewed Oct. 20, 2010

"This is one of the soups my husband often asks me to make. It is one of his favourites. I pick up marinating steaks when on sale and make this very cheaply."

jbug827 User ID: 1013132 23343
Reviewed Jan. 11, 2010

"Very much enjoyed this flavorful soup. Next time, I think I'll omit the teaspoon of salt to bring the sodium content down a bit."

marianandrichard User ID: 1870662 25926
Reviewed Dec. 16, 2009

"This is the tastiest beef noodle soup. When I make it for other people it is a sure hit! Thank you for sharing your delicious recipe!"

shmemily8 User ID: 2700473 79623
Reviewed Dec. 17, 2008

"this is yummy and I've made it without the meat and it's still great! A great starter soup."

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