Grandma’sHamburger & VegetableSoup


  • 1 (950 ml) beef broth, or more if needed
    °°400 gm beef

  • 1 1/2 pounds beef chuck roast, cut into 1-inch cubes

  • 3 teaspoons kosher salt, divided

  • 2 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper, divided

  • 1/4 teaspoon all-purpose flour

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil

  • 1 pound Russet potatoes, cut into 1/2-inch cubes

  • 3 medium carrots, peeled and thickly sliced

  • 1 medium yellow onion, diced

  • 2 celery stalks, thickly sliced

  • 4 garlic cloves, minced

  • 1 (14-ounce) can diced tomatoes, with their liquid

  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce

  • 1 tablespoon Creole (or all-purpose) seasoning

  • 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning

  • 1 dried bay leaf

  • 1 can (425g) green beans, drained

  • 1 can (425 g) peas, drained

  • 1/2 cup frozen corn

*Preparation :

Season the meat with 1 teaspoon of the salt, 1 teaspoon of the pepper, and the flour.

In a large stockpot or Dutch oven over medium heat, add the oil and just enough meat to form a single layer. If needed, brown the meat in batches so that you don’t overcrowd the pot. Cook, flipping as needed, for 3 to 4 minutes, until browned on all sides. Use a slotted spoon to remove meat from the pot and transfer to a plate.

Repeat this process until all the meat is browned.

Add the potatoes, carrots, onion, and celery, and cook, still over medium, until the onions are translucent, 5 to 6 minutes. Add the garlic and cook for 1 minute.

Add all the beef back to the pot, along with the canned tomatoes, Worcestershire sauce, Creole seasoning, Italian seasoning, bay leaf, and beef broth. Use a wooden spoon to scrape up any dark bits stuck to the bottom of the pot. Cover and simmer for about 75 minutes, until the beef is tender.

Stir in the green beans, peas, and corn and cook for an additional 10 minutes.

Remove the bay leaf, then taste the soup. Season with additional salt and pepper if needed. Serve warm.

Enjoy !!!

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