Hearty Hamburger Soup

Hearty Hamburger Soup

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This high-protein soup is sure to warm you up this winter

hamburger soup in a bowl sitting on a table

In the wintertime there’s nothing quite as comforting as a steaming bowl of homemade soup to warm you up, like this delicious hearty hamburger soup. Packed with ground beef, vegetables, and a rich broth, this soup is a celebration of classic flavors that is guaranteed to be a hit. Not only is this recipe perfect for a family dinner, but it also makes a large batch of soup which is perfect for freezing in small containers for quick lunch and supper meals.

Makes 16 servings. 

What You Need:

  • 1 lb (500 g) lean ground beef
  • 1 medium onion (chopped fine)
  • 1 can (28 oz.) tomatoes, blended
  • 1 can (19 oz.) lentils or any other type of beans drained and rinsed
  • 1 can (10 oz.) tomato soup
  • 8 cups (2 L) vegetable/beef broth
  • 4 carrots (finely chopped)
  • 3 sticks celery (finely chopped)
  • 8 tbsp barley
  • 2 medium potatoes (diced into small pieces)
  • Parsley
  • 1/2 tsp Thyme
  • Pepper
  • 1 Bay Leaf

How To Make Hearty Hamburger Soup: 

  1. Brown beef and onions and drain off fat.
  2. Combine all remaining ingredients in a large pot.
  3. Simmer covered for at least 2 hours, then serve.

Note: you may need to add more water if soup seems too thick.


Nutrients per serving:

Calories 190
Carbohydrates 22 g
Protein 15 g
Fat 5 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g


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