Hamburger Vegetable Soup - The Southern Lady Cooks


Hamburger Vegetable Soup is a family favorite! It’s wonderful comfort food anytime, but especially on a cold night.  When my children were young and we lived on the farm, we killed our own beef every year. I always had a freezer full of meat and there was more hamburger than anything else, so I used to make vegetable soup with hamburger. All my children loved it and still do today.

Hamburger vegetable soup ingredients needed:





Celery chopped

Frozen corn

Frozen okra

Tomato juice

Chili powder

Worcestershire sauce

Salt and pepper to taste

Water or chicken broth

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Serve with cornbread muffins. This makes about a gallon of soup and freezes well or keeps in refrigerator for several days. If you like this, you will love this Hearty Potato Soup as well.

Hamburger Vegetable Soup - The Southern Lady Cooks

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Hamburger Vegetable Soup

The Southern Lady Cooks
This hamburger vegetable soup is a family favorite.
5 from 7 votes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Course Soup
Cuisine American
Servings 1 gallon


  • 1 1/2 – 2 lbs hamburger
  • 3 or 4 carrots sliced
  • 1 large onion chopped
  • 6 or 7 medium potatoes peeled and cut up
  • 2 or 3 stalks of celery chopped
  • 1 pkg frozen corn
  • 1 pkg frozen okra
  • 1 48 oz. can tomato juice
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • water or chicken broth


  • Brown hamburger in skillet, drain. In a large soup pot, add all the ingredients except tomato juice. Add enough water to just cover the vegetables and simmer until potatoes and carrots are soft. Add tomato juice and continue to simmer on low heat for about 30 to 45 minutes.


You could make this in the crock pot, too.  Just brown hamburger first, drain and add remaining ingredients.  Cook on low about 7 hours or high 4 hours until potatoes and carrots are done.
Keyword Hamburger Vegetable Soup
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