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Savory Winter Soup Recipe

Savory Winter Soup Recipe

Even my father, who doesn't particularly like soup, enjoys my full-flavored version of traditional vegetable soup. He asked me to share the recipe with Mom, and I gladly obliged! - Dana Simmons, Lancaster, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 6 hours YIELD:14 servings


  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 3 medium onions, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 3 cans (10-1/2 ounces each) condensed beef broth, undiluted
  • 1 can (28 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 cup each diced carrots and celery
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen cut green beans
  • 1 cup cubed peeled potatoes
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley or 2 teaspoons dried parsley flakes
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • 1. In a large skillet, cook beef and onions over medium heat until meat is no longer pink. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Drain.
  • 2. Transfer to a 5-qt. slow cooker. Stir in remaining ingredients. Cover and cook on low until vegetables are tender, 6-8 hours. Yield: 14 servings (3-1/2 quarts).

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 0 calories, 0g fat (0g saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 0mg sodium, 0g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 0g fiber), 0g protein

Reviews for Savory Winter Soup

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Reviewed Jan. 14, 2016

"Very good and hearty winter soup added a quart of tomatoes,and cabbage and omitted potatoes add them when I take it out of freezer.i"

Reviewed May. 9, 2015

"Great soup might try adding cabbage. It's delicious either way."

Reviewed Apr. 12, 2014

"I don t eat soup,but i tried this one tasted it and its simply delicious very good can t stop at one bowl.Try it you will not regret it : ) have fun"

Reviewed Oct. 25, 2011

"This is my second time making it. Such an easy recipe and is so good and healthy Definitely a keeper."

Reviewed Jan. 8, 2010

"This soup is delicious. My family loved it. I like it because it is a great way to get your daily serving of veggies."

Reviewed Nov. 17, 2008

"One nice thing about vegetable soup you can add any vegetable you have on hand. Use your imagination. This soup is a great starting point."

Reviewed Jan. 23, 2008

"This is excellent with cabbage added. Make it simple--use 1 Cup Coleslaw. Also, a couple of teaspoons of dill weed is good!"

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