Mike Garrard's Best Vegetable Soup

Old Fashioned Vegetable Soup. Old family recipe.

Yield: 25 servings
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  • 1 pound(s) ground chuck
  • 1 pound(s) ground pork
  • 3 can(s) whole tomatoes 24oz each
  • 2 quart(s) tomato juice 64oz
  • 1 can(s) tomato sauce 15oz
  • 2 can(s) green beans
  • 1 can(s) white cream corn
  • 1 can(s) yellow cream corn
  • 1 can(s) whole kernel corn
  • 2 cup(s) frozen baby limas
  • 2 cup(s) frozen crowder peas
  • 1 cup(s) frozen black eyed peas
  • 2 cup(s) chopped celery
  • 1 cup(s) bell pepper
  • 4 large onions chopped
  • 4 cup(s) sliced carrots
  • 4 cup(s) diced potatoes
  • 6 cup(s) frozen cut okra
  • 2 clove(s) garlic minced
  • 3 large jalepenos chopped
  • salt & pepper


  1. In a large skillet crumble & cook ground chuck & pork until done. Add garlic & saute 2-3 minutes. Drain well. In large stock pot add all ingredients except potatoes. Break down the tomatoes by squeezing with hands until broken into smaller pieces. Season well with salt & pepper to taste. Place on stove, cover & cook on low for 2 hours, Stir in diced potatoes. Cover & continue to simmer on low until carrots & potatoes are tender. Stir occasionally to ensure even cooking. This soup takes approximately 6-8 hrs. Unsure of # of servings,3-4 gallons.
October 2012

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