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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 215.9
  • Total Fat: 2.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 34.0 mg
  • Sodium: 401.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 27.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 7.2 g
  • Protein: 22.0 g

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Carolyn's Delicious & Healthy Beef Soup

Submitted by: GLADGAD

Introduction

I wanted a meal that incorporated the healthiest foods I could find, and this is what I came up with. Use Vegetable Stock instead of beef for an even healthier meal. I wanted a meal that incorporated the healthiest foods I could find, and this is what I came up with. Use Vegetable Stock instead of beef for an even healthier meal.
Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    4c Beef stock or beef broth
    2 beef bones
    3 medium cloves of garlic
    ½ medium Vidalia onion
    1 cup of broccoli, cut into bite sized pieces
    ½ bag of spinach
    2/3 cup of carrots, sliced or chopped into bite sized pieces
    1 medium sweet potato cut into ½” cubes
    ½ cup baby portabella mushrooms, chopped
    ½ bag frozen Fordhook lima beans
    1 medium red pepper, chopped
    2 large tomatoes
    1 small to medium squash, chopped
    OPTIONAL: ½ lb to 1lb stew beef, cubed into ½” cubes

Directions

1. On medium heat, pour stock or broth into large pot and add beef bones.
2. As you cut up the vegetables, add them to the broth.
3. Turn down the heat if the liquid starts to rapidly boil. You just want it at a simmer.
4. After everything is added, let it simmer for about 30-45 minutes.
5. OPTIONAL MEAT
A. Cut beef into ½” cubes
B. Sprinkle with seasoning salt or steak seasoning
C. In a fry pan brown the meat in olive oil
D. Add to the soup.
E. Simmer 45 to 60 minutes until beef is tender


Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user GLADGAD.






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