Garden Patch Soup

By Ross Sveback, October 18, 2009

2 pounds lean ground beef or stew meat
2 quarts beef stock
1 onion, chopped
2 1/2 tablespoons Au jus seasoning mix
2 1/2 tablespoons taco seasoning mix
2 1/4 teaspoons chili powder
14 ounce can of tomatoes, chopped
7 ounce can tomato sauce
8 ounces whole kernel corn or 8 ounce can with liquid
8 ounce can kidney beans, drained and rinsed (or left-over chili)
3 cups of veggies (green beans, zucchini, peppers, celery or whatever you like and have available)

Instructions:

In a soup pot, heat the stock to boiling
While the water is heating, brown the ground beef and chopped onion in a skillet
When water comes to a boil, add all the seasonings, tomato, tomato sauce, corn with liquid, beans and your vegetable choices
Drain meat mixture and add the meat to the soup pot
Bring back to a boil
Simmer until vegetables are crisp tender
Correct the seasoning to taste
Stir well and ladle into bowls

One Comment

  1. Anonymous says:

    this was so GOOD, and very easy! My family gobbled it up like noones business! Thanks Ross!!Karryan

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