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Favorite Vegetable Soup

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound ground chuck
  • 7 cups peeled, chopped fresh tomatoes or 2 (28-ounce) cans no salt added diced tomatoes
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 (14.5-ounce) can no salt added cut green beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 (15-ounce) can no salt added peas, drained and rinsed
  • 1 (15.25-ounce) can no salt added corn, drained and rinsed
  • 2 medium carrots, peeled and chopped
  • 3 medium potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 1/4 cup uncooked rice
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

Directions

  1. Place ground chuck in a 2-gallon stockpot and brown over medium heat. Remove meat and drain well. Wipe drippings from pot.
  2. Return meat to stockpot; add tomatoes and water. Bring to a simmer and cook, covered, until tomatoes are soft and a juicy broth is created, about 20 minutes.
  3. Add remaining ingredients, cover, and continue to simmer 60 additional minutes to allow flavors to build.

 

Yields: 8-10 Servings

Nutrition Analysis: Per 1 1/2-cup serving:

  • calories: 172
  • total fat: 1.5g (.7g sat fat)
  • cholesterol: 15mg.
  • sodium: 195mg.
  • carbohydrate: 30g. ( 6g. dietary fiber);
  • protein: 10g.

 

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