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Quick and Easy Hamburg Soup

This Quick and Easy Hamburg Soup is the perfect meal for winter. It’s loaded with veggies, pasta and beef. Pair it with fresh rolls and salad for a perfect meal!

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How to make Quick and Easy Hamburg Soup

This Quick and Easy Hamburg Soup is so delicious and simple to make. First, chop up the onion, carrots and celery.

chopped celery, carrots and onion

Next, heat 2-3 tablespoons of olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add vegetables, salt and pepper and cook, stirring every couple minutes. Cook until the vegetables start to become tender and fragrant. About 10 minutes.

celery, carrots and onion being cooked in a large pot with salt and pepper

Next, add your ground beef and cook until browned and broken up into little pieces.

ground beef added to pot and cooking to brown the meat

Then, add your crushed tomatoes, beef broth and bay leaves and bring to a boil. Once the soup is boiling turn the heat to low and let it simmer for 20-30 minutes.

Now it’s time to cook your pasta. Cook the pasta in a separate pot according to the package directions. I prefer to cook the pasta separate and keep them separate in the refrigerator so that the noodles stay al dente instead of absorbing all of the liquid from the soup. Also, I use ditalini noodles but any small pasta will work if you can’t find that shape.

Finally, once your pasta is done pour 1/2-1 cup of noodles into your bowl and top with soup. If desired, sprinkle with parmesan cheese. Enjoy!

This soup could definitely be made in the crock pot as well as on the stove. All you would do is brown the beef then add everything to the crock pot and cook on low for 4-6 hours.

quick and easy hamburg soup in a white bowl

Like this Quick and Easy Hamburg Soup recipe? Here are a few more of our soup recipes for you to try: Broccoli Cheese Soup, Carrot Rice Soup, Italian Wedding Soup and Chicken Noodle Soup. Looking for more? Try our Tomato Basil Pasta Salad, Homemade Pizza Dough, Smashed Potatoes, 12 Cozy Meals for Fall and Winter, Pineapple Pork Fried Rice and Homemade Sausage Stuffing.

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Quick and Easy Hamburg Soup

Yield: 8 servings
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes

Hamburg soup loaded with veggies and noodles!

Ingredients

  • 1 sweet onion
  • 4 whole carrots
  • 5 stalks celery
  • 2-3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1.5 pounds lean ground beef
  • 28 oz crushed tomatoes (plain)
  • 6 cups beef broth
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 1 lb pasta (ditalini or any small pasta)
  • Parmesan cheese for topping

Instructions

  1. Chop onion, carrots and celery.
  2. Heat olive oil in large pot over medium heat.
  3. Add vegetables, salt and pepper to oil and cook about 10 minutes until vegetables start to become tender and fragrant.
  4. Add in ground beef and cook until browned, breaking up into small pieces.
  5. Pour in tomatoes, beef broth and bay leaves. Bring to a boil. Lower heat and simmer 20-30 minutes.
  6. While soup simmers, cook pasta according to package in separate pot.
  7. Serve soup and noodles together and top with parmesan cheese.
  8. Enjoy!

Notes

Ground turkey or chicken can be substituted for the beef. Flavor will not be affected but nutritional information will.

Keep noodles separate from past when storing leftovers to keep past al dente.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 448Total Fat: 22gSaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 14gCholesterol: 76mgSodium: 1124mgCarbohydrates: 31gFiber: 4gSugar: 8gProtein: 32g

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