Soups & Salads

Busy Day Soup

Posted: June 13

Time: 25 minutes

Yield: 6 servings

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The schedule is filling up, the day is bustling and buzzing, and the prospect of cooking seems like just another stressor. But Busy Day Soup encourages you to sit down and enjoy some hearty home cooking without taking up too much of your time. Bright, mellow, and sweet tomato sauce and tangy, savory onion soup mix come together for a scrumptious stew filled with fresh garden vegetables and juicy bites of beef. Busy Day Soup comes together in less than half an hour, so it carves out a space for you to rest and let the stress melt away while your tastebuds swoon!


1/2 pound ground beef
2 cups water
1 (14.5-ounce) can of stewed tomatoes
1 (10-ounce) package of frozen mixed vegetables
1 (8-ounce) can of tomato sauce
1 (1-ounce) envelope of onion soup mix
1/2 teaspoon sugar


Step 1

In a saucepan over medium heat, cook the beef, breaking it into crumbles, until no longer pink, about 6-8 minutes.

Step 2

Drain the fat from the saucepan.

Step 3

Add the water, stewed tomatoes, mixed vegetables, tomato sauce, onion soup mix, and sugar.

Step 4

Bring the mixture to a boil.

Step 5

Reduce the heat to low and cover, allowing the mixture to simmer until the vegetables are tender, about 10-15 minutes.

Step 6


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