Chunky Vegetable Soup

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Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Cook: 35 Minutes


2 pounds ground chuck
1 small sweet onion, chopped
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
3 (14-oz.) cans low-sodium beef broth
3 (29-oz.) cans mixed vegetables with potatoes, rinsed and drained
3 (14 1/2-oz.) cans diced new potatoes, rinsed and drained
1 (15-oz.) can sweet peas with mushrooms and pearl onions, rinsed and drained
2 (26-oz.) jars tomato, herbs, and spices pasta sauce
1 (14 1/2-oz.) can diced tomatoes with sweet onion


1. Cook ground chuck and onion, in batches, in a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat, stirring until meat crumbles and is no longer pink. Drain well, and return to Dutch oven. Stir in salt, pepper, and beef broth; bring to a boil.

2. Stir in mixed vegetables and remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat, and simmer at least 20 minutes or until thoroughly heated.

Note: For testing purposes only, we used Classico Organic Tomato, Herbs & Spices Pasta Sauce.

Geneva Chaney, Pelham, Alabama,

Southern Living

December 2006
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