Hamburger Vegetable Soup
A hearty hamburger and vegetable soup with rice.
1 pound ground beef
1 cup chopped onion
1 potato, peeled and diced
2 carrots, peeled and chopped
1/4 cup diced celery
1 cup shredded cabbage
1 (16-ounce) can whole tomatoes
6 cups water
1/4 cup cooked rice
1 bay leaf
1/2 teaspoon thyme
1/4 teaspoon basil
1 tablespoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 cup uncooked rice
Freshly Parmesan cheese for accompaniment
- In a large saucepan, brown ground beef and chopped onion over medium heat; drain.
- Add diced potato, chopped carrots, diced celery, shredded cabbage, whole tomatoes, and water; bring to a boil.
- Add uncooked rice, bay leaf, thyme, basil, salt, and pepper. Cover and simmer for 1 hour.
- Sprinkle with grated Parmesan cheese.
Makes 8 servings.