Easy Beef Vegetable Soup recipe provided by the Certified Angus Beef® brand.

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Easy Beef Vegetable Soup

Serves 6

Utilize frozen vegetables to make this Easy Beef Vegetable Soup on the stovetop. Orzo gives an extra accent to this hearty and delicious homemade soup.

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 pounds Certified Angus Beef ® stew meat, 1/2-inch dice
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 teaspoons canola oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 (28-ounce) can crushed tomatoes
  • 6 cups (48-ounces) low sodium beef broth
  • 2 bay leaves (optional)
  • 1/2 cup uncooked orzo
  • 1 1/2 cups frozen peas, carrots and corn vegetable blend

Instructions:

  1. Season stew meat with salt and pepper. Add oil to a large saucepan or Dutch oven over medium high heat and brown beef on two sides. Stir in onion and garlic followed by tomatoes, broth and bay leaves. Scrape bottom of pan to free any connected browned bits.
  2. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low and simmer 1 hour uncovered.
  3. Stir in orzo and simmer 8 minutes. Add vegetables and simmer an additional 7 minutes. Add additional salt and pepper to taste; serve.

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