Creamy Vegetable Beef Soup with Ground Beef

sauteing ground beef
Browning ground beef really brings out the flavor. (Brian Leatart/Getty Images)
  • Total: 45 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 30 mins
  • Yield: 4 Servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
433 Calories
24g Fat
31g Carbs
24g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 4 Servings
Amount per serving
Calories 433
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 24g 31%
Saturated Fat 11g 54%
Cholesterol 83mg 28%
Sodium 1348mg 59%
Total Carbohydrate 31g 11%
Dietary Fiber 4g 13%
Protein 24g
Calcium 216mg 17%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This tasty ground beef soup is made with a variety of vegetables and a creamy broth.


  • 1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 2 teaspoons butter
  • 2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 cup tomato juice
  • 1/2 cup diced potato
  • 1/2 cup diced carrots
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 2 cups milk

Steps to Make It

  1. Heat 2 teaspoons butter and olive oil in a skillet over medium-low heat; sauté green bell pepper and chopped onion until soft. Add ground beef and cook, stirring and breaking up, until browned. Drain off excess fat.

  2. Add tomato juice, potatoes, carrots, and salt. Cover and simmer 20 minutes, or until vegetables are tender.

  3. Melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium-low heat; blend in flour until smooth and bubbly. cook, stirring, for 2 minutes. Gradually stir in milk and cook, stirring constantly, until thickened.

  4. Blend sauce with beef and vegetable mixture in the skillet. Heat through and serve.

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