Simple and Hearty Soups

My family loves homemade soups. They are a nutritous and delicious meal that I know everyone will eat, even my finicky son!

If you have a frugal and hearty soup recipe to share, use the contact me link and send it to me! I’ll be sure to get it righ tup for you. 😉

Corn Chowder

1 lb bacon

1 med onion, chopped

2-4 potatoes, cubed

Cut bacon into small pieces and cook until crisp. Add chopped onion and cook until tender.

Add bacon, onion and potatoes together and cover with water. Bring to a boil and simmer until pototoes are cooked. Add 1 large can of cream corn with about 1/2 can of milk. Simmer about 30-60 minutes and serve.

This recipe is great with homemade biscuits. Yummy!


Autumn Soup

1 lb ground beef

1 cup chopped onion

1 cup diced carrots

1 cup diced celery

1 cup cubed potatoes

1 bay leaf

1/8 tsp basil (optional)

6 tomatoes (or 2 cans tomatoes)

Cook meat until brown. Add onions and cook until tender.  Add the rest of the ingredients except the tomatoes. Cover with water and bring to a boil. Simmer for approximately 20 minutes. Add tomatoes and simmer until veggies are tender.


Beef Barley Soup

1 pkg stewing beef cubes

1 cup raw pot barley

1 onion, chopped

2 carrots, diced

1 celery, diced

1 cup frozen mixed vegetables

2 large potatoes, diced

2 cans beef broth

2 cans water

soya sauce to flavour and add colour

Pepper to taste

1 tsp dried parsley

Cut beef into smaller bite size pieces if needed.

Rinse barley well.

Add everything to a crock pot. Add more water if needed to make sure everything is covered. Cook 6-8 hours on low.


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