Hamburger Vegetable Soup


1 pound ground beef
½ onion about ½ cup chopped
2 cloves garlic minced
3 cups beef broth
28 ounces diced tomatoes 1 large can, undrained
6 ounces tomato paste 1 can (or condensed tomato soup)
2-3 potatoes about 4 cups peeled and diced
2 teaspoons beef base or Worcestershire sauce
1 Tablespoon Italian dressing mix or 1 teaspoon salt, 1 ½ teaspoons oregano, and ½ teaspoon pepper
3 cups mixed vegetables fresh or frozen


In a large pot, brown beef, and onion until there the beef is no longer pink and the onion is soft. Drain fat if desired. Add garlic and cook for one minute.�
Add broth, diced tomatoes, tomato paste, potatoes, beef base and seasoning mix. Bring to boiling point. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer for 10 minutes.�