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Saturday, June 11, 2011

Helen's Burger Soup

I got this recipe for making Hamburger Soup from Helen in the early 80's.  It is very flavorful.

Serves 6-8


1 pound lean hamburger
1/2 cup chopped onion
1 quart tomatoes
2 cups diced carrots
1/2 cup thinly sliced celery
2 cups cubed raw potatoes
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/4 cup quick barley OR 1/4 cup rice
2 cup beef broth (this can be made with beef-flavored bouillon or soup base)
l quart water


Brown beef and onions until transparent.  Drain.  Add remaining ingredients.  Cover and simmer 1 hour.  (I like to put this into my enameled cast iron cookware and put it in a 325-degree oven for an hour, or until vegetables are tender.)

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