Quick And Easy Vegetable Beef Soup
1 pound lean ground beef
1/2 onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, chopped
1 (32-ounce) carton beef broth (4 cups)
2 medium potatoes, peeled and chopped into 3/4-inch chunks
1 (8-ounce) can tomato sauce
1 (14.5-ounce) can petite diced tomatoes, undrained
1 (16-ounce) package frozen mixed vegetables
1 tablespoon white vinegar
Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 30 mins
Servings: 4 to 6
In a large stock pot, brown the ground beef over medium heat. Drain excess fat.
Return meat to the pot and add onions. Cook about 3 minutes. Add garlic and cook, stirring constantly, for about a minute. Add beef broth and chopped potatoes. Bring to a boil. Cook about 5 minutes, then add the tomato sauce, tomatoes and mixed vegetables. Return to a boil. Reduce heat to a simmer and cover.
Cook until potatoes and vegetables are tender. Add salt and pepper to taste. Stir in vinegar just before serving.