Beef And Potato Soup

Introduction

Beef and potato soup is a delicious recipe to stay full and satisfied throughout the day with its combination of protein-rich beef and nutrient-dense vegetables. It is easy to make, and can be prepared in under an hour. Let us learn how to prepare one.

Beef and potato soup by Andrea Nguyen is licensed under  (CC BY 2.0)

Quick Highlights:

Main ingredients – Potatoes, ground beef, carrots, celery

Time – 45 mins {Preparation time – 15 mins, cooking time – 30 mins}

Serving – 6

Nutrients –  Rich in protein, vitamin C, potassium and fibre

Ingredients

IngredientsQuantity
1. Ground beef1 pound
2. Beef broth4 cups
3. Potatoes3 cups (diced)
4. Carrots1 cup (diced)
5. Celery1 cup (diced)
6. Onion1 (large)
7. Garlic3 cloves
8. Dried thyme1 teaspoon
9. Dried basil1 teaspoon
10. Salt1 teaspoon
11. Black pepper1/2 teaspoon
12. Olive oil2 tablespoon

Preparation of the ingredients

1.  Dice potato, onion, carrot and celery

2.  Mince the garlic

Preparing the soup

1.  Heat the olive oil and add the ground beef and cook for about 10 minutes.

2.  Add the diced onions and garlic to the pot and sauté for about 3 minutes, until the onions are translucent.

3.  Add the diced potatoes, carrots, and celery to the pot, along with the dried thyme, dried basil, salt, and black pepper. Let the mixture boils.

4.  Add the beef broth. The soup should simmer for 20 to 25 minutes, or until the veggies are soft, on low heat.

5.  Once the vegetables are cooked, adjust the seasoning if necessary.

Variations on the recipe

1.  To enhance flavour, cheddar cheese can be sprinkled on top of the soup.

Nutritional Information

One serving of beef and potato soup made using this recipe contains approximately:

1.      Calories: 295 kcal

2.      Fat: 17g

3.      Saturated Fat: 5g

4.      Cholesterol: 57mg

5.      Sodium: 1,414mg

6.      Carbohydrates: 18g

7.      Fibre: 3g

8.      Sugar: 3g

9.      Protein: 16g

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