Quick and Easy Vegetable Soup

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1 lb. ground beef

1-2 cups onion, bell pepper, and

celery seasoning blend

1 can beef broth

1 can V8

1 can stewed tomatoes

1 can Veg-all mixed vegetables

1 can petite green peas

1 can cream style corn

1 can water

Salt, pepper, Tony Chachere’s, and Garlic powder to taste

Brown beef in a little olive oil. Drain drippings.

Add onion, bell pepper, and celery seasoning blend and sauté until tender.

Add broth, tomatoes, V8 and cook for 15-20 mins.

Stir in the cans of vegetables with their juice along with the 1 can of water.

Simmer for around 30 mins.

Serve with bread or crackers.

As seen in Modern Grace Magazine