4-Ingredient Vegetable Beef Soup
Spoiler alert! You only need four simple ingredients to make this hearty and delicious vegetable soup.
|Temperature:||Medium heat (stovetop) or low (crockpot)|
|Serving size:||2 cups|
|Prep time:||5 minutes|
|Cook time:||16 minutes (stovetop) or 4 hours (crockpot)|
|Total time:||20 minutes (stovetop) or 4 hours (crockpot)|
Frying pan, small bowl, paper towels, large pot or crockpot
Spatula or mixing spoon
1/2 pound protein: 85% lean ground beef OR turkey OR 1, 13oz can of no salt added kidney beans, drained and rinsed
64 ounces low sodium vegetable juice
32 ounces frozen, mixed vegetables
1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
1. Before you begin, wash your hands, surfaces, and utensils.
2. If using ground beef or turkey, cook in a medium frying pan until no pink remains, about 6 minutes. Drain fat into a paper-towel lined bowl and throw away.
3. Combine your protein of choice (either cooked ground beef, turkey, or beans), vegetable juice, frozen vegetables, and Italian seasoning in a crockpot and cook on low for 4 hours OR combine ingredients in a large pot and simmer on the stove top for 10 minutes.