Vegetable Beef Soup

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 lbs beef stew meat
  • 2 1/2 Tbsp olive oil, divided
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 3/4 cups chopped yellow onion (1 large)
  • 1 1/4 cups peeled and chopped carrots (3 medium)
  • 1 cup chopped celery (3 medium)
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp minced garlic (4 cloves)
  • 8 cups low-sodium beef broth or chicken broth
  • 2 (14 oz.) cans diced tomatoes
  • 1 1/2 tsp dried basil
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp dried thyme
  • 1 lb red or yellow potatoes, chopped into 3/4-inch cubes
  • 1 1/2 cups (5 oz.) chopped green beans (trim ends first)
  • 1 1/2 cups frozen corn
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh parsley

How To Make Vegetable Beef Soup

Heat 1 Tbsp olive oil in a large pot over medium-high heat.

Dab beef dry with paper towels, season with salt and pepper then add half of the beef to pot and brown about 4 minutes, turning halfway through.

Transfer to a plate add another 1/2 Tbsp oil to pot and repeat process with remaining half of beef.

Add another 1 Tbsp oil to now empty pot then add onions, carrots, and celery then saute 3 minutes, add garlic saute 1 minute longer.

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