Slow Cooker Vegetable Soup
Total TimePrep: 15 min. Cook: 8 hours
Makes8-10 servings (about 2-1/2 quarts)
- 1 pound beef top round steak, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
- 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
- 2 medium potatoes, peeled and cubed
- 2 medium onions, diced
- 3 celery ribs, sliced
- 2 carrots, sliced
- 3 beef bouillon cubes
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
- 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 3 cups water
- 1-1/2 cups frozen mixed vegetables
- In a 3-qt. slow cooker, combine the first 12 ingredients. Cover and cook on high for 6-8 hours. Add the mixed vegetables; cover and cook 2 hours longer or until meat and vegetables are tender.
Nutrition Facts1 cup: 143 calories, 3g fat (0 saturated fat), 31mg cholesterol, 464mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 13g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 lean meat, 1 vegetable.
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May 1, 2019
We don't get many cold days in Florida, but when we do, this soup really hits the spot. It can be spiced up if desired by adding a pinch (or more, your call) of dried hot pepper flakes. Easy to prep and cooks in the crock pot while I do other things. Great with hot crusty garlic bread or corn bread and I serve with fruit salad or canned peaches on the side.
Mar 5, 2019
My review is more of a warning of what not to do since, AS I MADE IT, it was only a solid "okay." The taste was still good (hence the 5 stars) but the consistency was gross. I have had a container of dried soup greens in my pantry for months. Whatever possessed me to buy them in the first place is beyond me. So, I did decide to use them on this recipe. Again, totally NOT this recipe's fault but YUCK YUCK YUCK!! Since the taste was still good (looking beyond the nasty consistency), made following the recipe, this soup would be every bit worthy of the 5 stars. Note to self: don't ever buy dried soup greens again!!!!
Jun 25, 2017
This recipe is easy to assemble and the aroma in the kitchen is wonderful while it is cooking. Great for a winter day!!
Oct 23, 2016
As a Volunteer Field Editor, I enjoy testing recipes. This soup was so tasty, there was not a drop left in the pot after dinner. Even, my daughter who does not eat anything with onions, had a second helping. It comes together easily and cooks while you do something else! Today, I used ground beef because that's what I had in the freezer, but I've made it as per recipe as well. The only thing a bit misleading is the title. I almost couldn't find this recipe, when looking today because I thought it was called Beef Vegetable so that's what I searched for- may miss some reviews because it doesn't come up in the search if you're looking for one including beef.
Sep 12, 2016
This does look delicious, can't wait too try. I do have a question, Is the cook time correct? It just seems like a lot 8-10hrs. on HIGH, then add veggies and cook another 2hrs.. Thanks for any help you can give me. :). I rated this a 1 cause I have not made or tried this yet.
Jun 18, 2015
Loved this soup and it's so easy to make. The only change I made was that I used beef stew meat instead of steak. Will definitely make this again and again and then yet again! I found it very tasty and not at all bland. It has a permanent place in my recipe box.
Dec 30, 2014
Given that the first ingredient in this recipe is '1 pound beef top round steak', I find the title a little inaccurate.
Sep 10, 2014
Very tasty nutritous meal that takes very little prep time. Great to put in the slow cooker on a cold morning, if you want to come home to a wonderful smelling dinner!
Mar 31, 2014
This was delicious, though I did modify a bit. I used 4c organic low sodium beef broth & put in more carrots & potatoes instead of mixed veggies, I used frozen spinach, corn, & cut bean, along with dried Kale powder. This increased the fiber & nutrient content & made a few additional servings. Stuck with the same seasonings though & it was a very good hearty soup. I will make it again.
Mar 11, 2014
One of our favorite winter meals!