Add a can of soup to make….soup! This is a very thick hearty soup.

Hamburger Soup

Joan Donogh
Hearty soup with vegetables, barley and ground beef.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 30 minutes
Course Soups
Cuisine American
Servings 8


  • 1 1/2 pounds ground beef
  • 1 large onion chopped
  • 2 - 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 can 28 oz. stewed tomatoes
  • 2 cups water
  • 3 cups beef broth
  • 1 can 10 oz tomato soup
  • 4 large carrots chopped
  • 3 stalks celery chopped
  • 1/2 cup barley
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • Pepper


  • In a large frying pan brown the ground beef, onion and garlic. Drain off fat.
  • In a large soup pot combine the beef mixture with all the remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 2 hours.



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