If you are on my menu subscription plan, you might have noticed in the cooler months plan a delicious, innovative soup twice a week. Why? Soups are the most cost effective meals out there. They are slow cooker friendly and all in one meals that busy moms can appreciate. And the warm liquid fills up a hungry family quickly.
Here’s one your kids will love!
1 can or 2 cups of beef broth
8 oz of tomato sauce
1 can tomato soup
3 cups water
2 tsp stevia or sugar
2 tsp parsley flakes
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp onion powder (or 1 cup chopped onion)
1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
1 tsp yellow mustard
1/4 tsp celery seed (or 1 cup diced celery)
2 lb hamburger or ground turkey, browned and drained
4 carrots, peeled and sliced
3 potatoes, peeled and cubed
(Depending on your families likes chopped onions and mushrooms are yummy in this too.)
2 cups Shredded cheddar jack cheese
1 cup chopped dill pickles
8 slices of whole wheat bread or hamburger buns
1. Combine all except cheese, pickles and bread into a stock pot. Bring to a boil and reduce heat to a simmer. Simmer for 15 minutes or until carrots and potatoes are tender. turn off heat and stir in cheese.
2. Cut bread into cubes. Spritz with canola oil or olive oil spray and sprinkle lightly with garlic salt. Bake at 350 for 15 minutes or until golden brown and toasted.
3. Dish soup into bowls and allow to cool to eating temperature.
4. Put out bowls of extra shredded cheese, bread cubes, pickles, and shredded lettuce as toppings and let everyone top their own.