Vegetable Beef Soup


Vegetable Beef Soup

prep-time=5 minutes            cook time=20-25 minutes            serves 4 with leftovers



  • 1 lb. 93% lean ground beef
  • 1 tbl. VOO(extra virgin olive oil)
  • 1 tea. seasoned salt
  • 2tbl. flour
  • 6 cups cold water
  • 1 tbl. chicken bouillon
  • 1 tea. garlic powder
  • 2 packages Ramen Noodles-only use one flavor pouch
  • 4 oz. frozen green beans
  • 16 oz. frozen vegetable soup mix
  • 4 oz. sweet peas



Heat oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.  Brown ground beef seasoned with the seasoned salt.  Add flour and cook for about 2 minutes more.  Add water, chicken bouillon, and garlic powder; bring to boil.


Add vegetables and Ramen noodles.


Lower heat and simmer for about 10 minutes, until noodles are soft-ish


This is one of the easiest things you can cook, so it’s great for a school-night or an extra curricular activity night.  Serve each bowl with oyster crackers and maybe a grilled cheese sandwich.

 Serves a family of 4, two times.

Bob Eklund has been cooking since he was a little boy. His Grandma Bernie taught him to cook. The kitchen brings many fond memories, and Bob believes it to be the heart of the home. Bob is husband to Trish, and Step-father to her two daughters. Follow Bob on Twitter: @reklund413.


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