Sunday, December 20, 2009

Clean Out the Fridge Soup



We’ve all been there.  A refrigerator full of leftovers that need to be used calls for a pot of soup!  I experimented with this soup by not adding any salt since I was using canned veggies.  Mix and match your favorite leftover vegetables.  You could also add a can of beef broth to make it heartier.  But, I was pleased with the flavor and it was the perfect meal for a Winter night.

Clean Out The Fridge Soup

a/k/a Cabbage Beef Soup

1\2 pound ground chuck

1 medium onion, chopped

1 clove garlic, minced

1 head green cabbage, chopped

1 pkg baby carrots (8 oz)

2 cups Shellie green beans

2 cups diced tomatoes

1 cup sliced celery

6-8 cups water

In a large skillet, brown beef, garlic and onion over medium heat.  Drain well.  In a large stock pot, combine all ingredients and bring to a boil.  Reduce heat and simmer 1 to 2 hours or until carrots are tender.

1 comment:

Katy ~ said...

You know, I just don't take enough advantage of making soup, and with the two of us, there's generally plenty of leftovers. Thank you for frugal reminder. With the high cost of food, can't afford to be wasteful.