Savory Hamburger Veggie Soup

Savory Hamburger/Veggie Soup

Directions:

Sauté 1/2 large onion and 2 large cloves garlic in pan w/1 tsp. butter

Brown 1 lb lean ground beef (preferably organic) in same pan with onions and garlic

In large sauce pan bring to boil:

1 qt organic low sodium veggie broth

4-cups distilled water

½ pkg. 15 bean soup beans (no spice pkg.)

½ lg onion

¼ cup fresh chopped chives

2 cups cut carrots

4 med. Red potatoes cubed

1 lb lean ground beef

1 Tbsp. Bragg Sprinkle herbs

1 tsp freshly ground black pepper

1 lg. tomato

2 heaping tbsp. pearled barley

Add cooked ground beef

Cook on low/med heat for 1 & ½ hours

Garnish with organic cheddar cheese & Serve with tortilla chips

Bon Appétit!

You can also add jalapenos to taste

P. S. Vegetarians simply omit the beef. Still delicious!