Easy Hamburger Soup Recipe

5 19 20
Easy Hamburger Soup Recipe
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Easy Hamburger Soup Recipe

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5 19 20
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Lunches on the run will be a little tastier with this hot and hearty beef and barley soup. The recipe is very simple to prepare. —Mary Prior, Rush City, Minnesota
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. Cook: 30 min. + standing
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. Cook: 30 min. + standing

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 pounds lean ground beef (90% lean)
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 can (28 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 2 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) beef broth
  • 1 cup water
  • 4 celery ribs, thinly sliced
  • 4 large carrots, halved and thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup quick-cooking barley
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley

Directions

In a large saucepan, cook beef and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Stir in the tomatoes, broth and water. Bring to a boil.
Add celery, carrots, barley, thyme and pepper. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, for 10-12 minutes or until vegetables and barley are tender.
Remove from heat; stir in parsley. Let stand 5 minutes. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Easy Hamburger Soup in Light & Tasty August/September 2006, p28

Nutritional Facts

1-1/3 cups: 226 calories, 8g fat (3g saturated fat), 53mg cholesterol, 708mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 5g fiber), 20g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 lean meat, 2 vegetable, 1/2 starch.

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  • 1-1/2 pounds lean ground beef (90% lean)
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 can (28 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 2 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) beef broth
  • 1 cup water
  • 4 celery ribs, thinly sliced
  • 4 large carrots, halved and thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup quick-cooking barley
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley
  1. In a large saucepan, cook beef and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Stir in the tomatoes, broth and water. Bring to a boil.
  2. Add celery, carrots, barley, thyme and pepper. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, for 10-12 minutes or until vegetables and barley are tender.
  3. Remove from heat; stir in parsley. Let stand 5 minutes. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Easy Hamburger Soup in Light & Tasty August/September 2006, p28

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Gene User ID: 9432552 284630
Reviewed Mar. 5, 2018

"I take a quick short cut for this soup, I use frozen stew vegetables, Italian seasonings, canned diced tomatoes , along with the hamburger meat. everyone loves it."

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Beeschmitty User ID: 7439643 265147
Reviewed Apr. 25, 2017

"My husband said this I probably the second best soup I've ever had! I just tossed in a couple of shakes of extra spices, seemed a little bland. Also added a few shakes to Worcestershire sauece."

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Constance User ID: 9083068 263847
Reviewed Mar. 24, 2017

"Very wholesome, easy and delicious soup. You might want to spice it up a bit with garlic and herbs but very yummy."

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an1nette User ID: 8534480 260463
Reviewed Jan. 29, 2017

"I loved this soup and it is very easy and quick to prepare. For added spice I added 1/2 teaspoon of Jatarans Cayene Pepper (or to taste). My diabetic blood sugar numbers are great with this recipe as well."

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rosomalley User ID: 3143785 72720
Reviewed Mar. 2, 2013

"This soup is delicious! I add a little garlic because I love it. I add ground peppercorns to taste instead of using whole ones. I top the soup when serving with shredded reduced fat cheddar to get cheeseburger soup. It is awesome and my family loves it."

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misstigerlily User ID: 5864241 159490
Reviewed Sep. 9, 2012

"Very yummy and easy to make. Really enjoyed this recipe."

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Wendi42 User ID: 6624464 143639
Reviewed Apr. 2, 2012

"i would cook it in a slowcooker."

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Ewankowich User ID: 885696 97528
Reviewed Oct. 12, 2010

"I've been making this for the past 4 years and it never fails to please me! I make exactly as the recipe reads except I use regular barley and add it when the vegetables are simmering for 45 minutes. I also use my tea infuser ball to hold the peppercorns instead of cheesecloth."

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dimplesam User ID: 302028 144490
Reviewed Sep. 23, 2008

"this is a great soup, I added some green peppers from our garden and it was great.Im sharing this with my kids(4)

thanks dimplesahli"

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marlene56 User ID: 1619422 143594
Reviewed Sep. 8, 2008

"This recipe is super. I used buffalo ground meat, which has no fat. I also cooked the celery with the meat and added two cloves of garlic with the onion. Great. Thanks."

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