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hamburger lentil soup


1# ground beef

1/2 c chopped onions

4 carrots, diced

3 ribs celery, diced

1 clove garlic

1 qt tomato juice

1T salt

1/2T dried marjoram

1T brown sugar

1 qt water

2 c dried lentils

Brown the beef and onions in skillet.  Drain.  Combine all ingredients into crockpot.  Cover and cook on low 8-10 hours.

(If making as freezer meal, add the water and lentils when it is time to cook.)

super quick tomato and bean stew



6 minced garlic cloves

2 chopped medium onions

4 sliced carrots

4 chopped celery ribs

2 sliced small zucchinis

4c stock

30oz diced tomatoes

30oz tomato sauce

4c white beans

20oz frozen cut green beans

2c shredded basil leaves

grated parmesan or romano

crusty bread (optional)

Put EVOO in a large stock pot.  Add garlic, onions, carrots, celery and zucchini.  Cook about 15 minutes, then add the stock, tomatoes, sauce, white beans, and green beans.  Bring stew to a simmer and season with salt and pepper.  Simmer about 5 minutes.  Stir in basil and serve.

copycat lipton onion soup mix

  • 3/4 cup instant minced onion
  • 1/3 cup beef bouillon powder
  • 4 teaspoons onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed celery seed
  • 1/4 teaspoon sugar


1 Combine all ingredients and store in an airtight container.

2 About 5 tablespoons of mix are equal to 1 1¼-ounce package.

3 To make onion dip: Mix 5 tablespoons with one pint of sour cream.