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Vegetable Beef Soup

It's a cold night here in Florida, the perfect time for soup. This great soup be started in the morning, simmering until dinner time. It is also a great way to use up whatever is in the pantry as far as vegetables are concerned.
Ingredients:
2 pounds beef (I use whatever is on sale)
3 carrots
6 cups beef broth
1 can corn
1 can green beans
1 can diced tomatoes
3 medium potatoes
1/2 teaspoon basil
1 teaspoon granulated garlic
1 teaspoon onion powder

Begin by cubing the beef. Next, add it to a pan and browning it on all sides.

Add all the ingredients except the potatoes to a large soup pot. Bring the soup to a slow boil. Cover and reduce to simmer. Allow to cook for 5 to 6 hours, until the meat is tender. Add cubed potatoes and simmer until cooked.
Add to bowls and enjoy.


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