Mountain Man Soup

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Cook: 1-1/4 hours


6 servings

Updated: Oct. 03, 2022
This stew-like soup from Cordella Campbell of Rapid City, South Dakota is sure to satisfy your hearty hunter's appetite. It's chock-full of tender buffalo meat, tomatoes, and chunks of carrot and potato, lightly seasoned with bay leaf and clove.


  • 1 pound bison stew meat
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 2 cups chopped celery
  • 2/3 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped green pepper
  • 2 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) beef broth
  • 1 can (28 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 large potato, peeled and cubed
  • 1 large carrot, sliced
  • 2 teaspoons garlic salt
  • 1 whole clove
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley


  1. In a Dutch oven, brown meat in oil; drain. Add the celery, onion and green pepper; saute for 5 minutes or until tender. Stir in the broth, tomatoes, potato, carrot, garlic salt, clove and bay leaf.
  2. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 1 hour or until meat is tender. Discard clove and bay leaf. Stir in parsley.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 269 calories, 12g fat (3g saturated fat), 43mg cholesterol, 1096mg sodium, 23g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 5g fiber), 20g protein.