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Hearty Vegetable Beef Soup

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  • prep time: 15 min
  • total time: 1 hr
  • serves: 4 people

Are you craving a mouthwatering bowl of homemade soup?  Try this smart recipe that uses vegetable juice and beef broth to give you a flavorful soup that's ready just about an hour.

Ingredients

cost per recipe: $9.43

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 3/4 pound boneless beef sirloin steakor top round steak, cut int 1/2-inch cubes
  • 3 cups V8® 100% Vegetable Juice
  • 1 3/4 cups Swanson® Beef Broth or 50% Less Sodium Beef Broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme, crushed
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 medium potato, cut into cubes (about 1 cup)
  • 1 medium carrot, sliced (about 1/2 cup)
  • 1 medium onion, coarsely chopped (about 1/2 cup)
  • 1 stalk celery, thickly sliced (about 1/2 cup)

Instructions

  • Step 1

    Heat the oil in a 4-quart saucepot over medium-high heat. Add the beef and cook until it's well browned, stirring often. Pour off any fat.

  • Step 2

    Stir the vegetable juice, broth, thyme, pepper, potato, carrot, onion and celery in the saucepot and heat to a boil. Reduce the heat to low. Cover and cook for 30 minutes or until the vegetables are tender.

Reviews

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  • Hearty Vegetable Beef Soup

    cfbunny4204
    November 6, 2011

    I love to fix this recipe it's one of my best recipe for the winter ...

  • Hearty Vegetable Beef Soup

    Kelly G.
    September 28, 2011

    I have made this recipe many times. To get more flavor, after browning and draining the meat I saute the onions, celery and carrots until slightly softened. I also add other veggies. Diced tomatoes, mushrooms, green beans, sometimes a turnip or cabbage. My friends love this soup.

  • Hearty Vegetable Beef Soup

    scott
    August 8, 2011

    I don't know whether it was the beef broth or the V8 juice but there was something about this one that I just didn't particularly care for. It was relatively easy to make and smelled great while cooking but the taste was merely mediocre. I'd even say that it tasted like something that came right out of a soup can - literally. It didn't taste like ANY of it was homemade at all. It wasn't terrible but it wasn't amazing, either. It was very filling. I only needed one bowl full (one serving, I suppose) to fill me up but it was very, very bland. I don't think I will be making this one again any time soon. Also, a lot of the juice and broth simmered out while cooking. So, use a little extra of each.

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Made With

Calories 243
Total Fat 8 g
Sat. Fat 2.0 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 57 mg
Sodium 927 mg
Total Carb 20 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Sugar 8 g
Added Sugars 0 g
Protein 20 g
Vitamin D 0 %DV
Calcium 4 %DV
Iron 15 %DV
Potassium 22 %DV
Calories 243
Total Fat 8 g
Sat. Fat 2.0 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 57 mg
Sodium 743 mg
Total Carb 20 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Sugar 0 g
Added Sugars 0 g
Protein 21 g
Vitamin D 0 %DV
Calcium 6 %DV
Iron 15 %DV
Potassium 22 %DV

This nutritional information refers to each serving of the entire recipe and not just the products used as ingredients.

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