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Garbage Soup

Garbage Soup


"This soup is made with leftover veggies. My kids call it garbage soup because it would have been garbage if we hadn't made soup! Throw in any type vegetables you have in your fridge to add some flavor."
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1 h 15 m servings 947 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings


  • Calories:
  • 947 kcal
  • 47%
  • Fat:
  • 48.2 g
  • 74%
  • Carbs:
  • 74.6g
  • 24%
  • Protein:
  • 52.5 g
  • 105%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 148 mg
  • 49%
  • Sodium:
  • 1944 mg
  • 78%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. In a large stock pot place beef, potatoes, tomatoes, onion, celery, broth and vegetables. Add enough water to cover ingredients, cover pot and cook over medium heat for 1 hour or until vegetables are soft and beef is cooked through.
  2. Season to taste with salt and pepper, rosemary, thyme and basil. Add bacon bits, stir and serve.

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Now that my kids are off to college and it's just hubby & me, we usually have leftovers when I cook. I've started freezing the leftover vegies in a 2-cup container just to use in this recipe! ...

Most helpful critical review

Used frozen left over, uncooked mixed veg, will use fresh next time as I think this may have detracted from the taste.

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Now that my kids are off to college and it's just hubby & me, we usually have leftovers when I cook. I've started freezing the leftover vegies in a 2-cup container just to use in this recipe! ...

I found the recipe to be good and easy to make and it was enjoyed by all. Though it made a lot more than four servings more like 12.

This surprized me--this was pretty good! I made a small change and cooked my bacon after I browned my meat, saved a little of the bacon grease and sauteed my celery, onion and a mess of minced g...

Very easy to throw together. I used the recipe as an outline and just threw a can of diced tomatoes, a lb of meat, some corn, red beans, carrots, and green beans, as well as onion, celery and g...

This is an excellent base for a recipe. I added cabbage, 1 can of black beans and 3 cups of V8 juice. I cooked it in the crock pot for 8 hours. Thanks for the recipe.

This is a wonderful and simple recipe. I changed mine up thou....i added a can of tomato juice and some extra spices because i felt it didn't have enough taste or zing. The Family loved it and...

Browned beef with garlic and onion. Added 3 diced potatoes (6 was too much), can rotel tomatoes with green chilies, celery, broth, vegetables, rosemary, thyme, basil, bacon and water. Added mo...

Made this as a comfort food for my ailing grandfather. Wouldn't you know, he perked right up :) I left out the bacon (just personal choice) and added some dry mustard. This is an old family re...

did as other reviews said and brown the meat and onion together first. then added everything else and cooked for about a hour. sooooo good!!!!!

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