Hearty Hamburger Soup
Course: Soup
Keyword: beef, hamburger soup, soup
  • 1 lb. browned ground beef
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1/2 cup barley
  • 1 cup carrots peeled and finely diced
  • 1/2 cup frozen peas
  • 1/2 cup celery diced
  • 28 oz. can diced tomatoes
  • 1 tsp. thyme
  • 1 tsp. parsley
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/2 tsp. pepper
  • 3 cups beef broth
Assembly instructions:
  1. Brown ground beef.
  2. Chop vegetables.
  3. Place cooked beef, vegetables, and other ingredients in a large resealable freezer bag. Be sure to add the beef broth last and hold the bag securely or have someone else hold the bag for this step so that it doesn't spill.
Stovetop Cooking Instructions:
  1. Thaw.
  2. Heat in a large pot on stovetop over medium heat. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for an hour.
Crock Pot Cooking Instructions:
  1. Thaw.
  2. Cook in the slow cooker on low for 3-5 hours.