Recipe for Vegetable Beef Soup

Warm your soul with a hearty bowl of vegetable beef soup, brimming with tender meat and nutritious vegetables. Follow this recipe to create a comforting meal perfect for any occasion.


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 pounds beef stew meat
  • ¾ teaspoon Kosher salt or to taste
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 ½ cups chopped yellow onion
  • 3 ribs celery chopped
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 4 cups low sodium beef broth
  • 15 ounces diced tomatoes
  • 1 bay leaf
  • ½ pound Yukon gold potatoes (about 2 medium), chopped into ¾-inch pieces
  • 3 carrots, chopped into ¼-inch pieces
  • 1 cup chopped green beans (1-inch pieces), fresh or frozen
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • Chopped fresh parsley (optional, for serving)


  1. Heat the olive oil in a large Dutch oven or other heavy pot over medium heat. Brown the beef in two batches, seasoning each half with salt and pepper. Remove the meat to a clean plate.
  2. Add the onion, celery, and balsamic vinegar to the pot. Cook until softened, stirring occasionally.
  3. Add the garlic, Italian seasoning, dried thyme, and tomato paste. Cook for 1 minute.
  4. Add the beef broth, diced tomatoes, bay leaf, and browned beef to the pot. Bring to a simmer, then cover and cook for 1 hour.
  5. Stir in the potatoes, carrots, and green beans. Cover and simmer until the carrots are tender, about 35-45 more minutes, adding the frozen peas during the last 5 minutes of cooking.
  6. Remove and discard bay leaf. Taste and adjust seasoning if needed. Serve garnished with chopped fresh parsley.

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Vegetable beef soup is a comforting and nutritious dish that’s perfect for chilly days or whenever you need a satisfying meal. With tender beef and a variety of vegetables, it’s sure to become a family favorite.


  1. Can I use different vegetables in this soup?
  2. How can I make this soup vegetarian?
  3. Can I freeze leftover vegetable beef soup?
  4. What can I serve with vegetable beef soup?
  5. Can I make this soup in a slow cooker?

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