Simple Beef Soup Recipe

Simple Beef Soup Recipe

Call it hamburger soup, or beef soup; whichever. This Simple Beef Soup Recipe is very good for a quick soup recipe. The weather here in Upper Michigan has been great with highs running up into the fifties, but a cool down started last night, putting everyone in the mood to have soup on the menu. I have wanted to make hamburger soup for some time know and took this as a good opportunity to give it a try. Unlike conventional soup that usually takes a lot of cooking time, this soup can be on the table in about an hour. The only thing I noticed is that there is no added salt to the recipe, which is a good thing so I prepared the recipe as written without adding any extra spices or in ingredients. This recipe is simple enough that it would be a great recipe to put together after work, or if you’re pinched for time, a quick recipe for when the kids get out of school. So if you looking for something quick give this Simple Beef Soup Recipe a try you and your family will love it.


1 1/2 pounds lean ground beef

1 cup onion (chopped)

4 cloves garlic (minced)

1 can crushed tomatoes (28 ounces)

6 cups water

6 beef bouillon cubes

1/4 teaspoon black pepper

1 1/2 cups frozen peas and carrots or frozen soup vegetables

1/2 cup orzo (uncooked)


1. Using a large skillet brown the ground beef, onion and garlic. Drain if necessary.

2. In a Dutch oven or large sauce pan combine the burger mixture, tomatoes, beef bouillon cubes, water and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to a simmer and cook for 20 minutes.

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3. Add vegetables and orzo. Simmer for another 15 minutes or until vegetables are tender.

Serve hot-6 servings

Simple Beef Soup Recipe