Hearty Hamburger Soup
Recipe type: gluten free, dairy free, gfcf, beef, main dish
Serves: 8
  • 1 pounds lean ground beef (or ground venison or beef/venison mixture)
  • 1 cup finely chopped onions
  • 1 clove garlic, minced (or garlic powder added with seasonings)
  • 4 small cubed potatoes or sweet potatoes
  • 2½ cups chopped carrots
  • ⅓ cup chopped celery
  • 15.5 ounce canned diced tomatoes with garlic and onion
  • ½ cups lentils
  • 1 teaspoons Italian seasoning
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 3 cups gluten free beef both
  • Optional: 2½ ounce bag frozen corn
  1. Brown the onion (and garlic) in a soup pot using very little oil. Brown hamburger meat in same pot. Drain off excess fat. Add meat mixture, potatoes, carrots, celery, and tomatoes to a large slow cooker. Cover. cook on high of 1 hour.
  2. Add lentils, seasonings, and stock. Stir. Cover and cook on high 3-4 hours until veggies and lentils are tender. If desired add a 10 ounce package of frozen corn right at the end and stir in.
  3. To freeze: Cool. Divide between 2 or 4 freezer bags (this depends on the size of your family). Remove as much air as possible, seal, label, freeze.
  4. To serve: Thaw Reheat until warmed through.
Recipe by Angela's Kitchen at http://angelaskitchen.com/2010/02/05/hearty-hamburger-soup-with-freezer-instructions/