Looking for a hearty, delicious meal that’s easy to make and perfect for busy weeknights? Our hamburger soup recipe has got you covered. Loved by home cooks, soup enthusiasts, and busy parents alike, this dish is a flavor-packed comfort food that’s sure to become a family favorite.

hamburger soup recipe


Before you begin, gather the following ingredients:

  • 1 lb (450g) ground beef
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 carrots, peeled and sliced
  • 3 stalks celery, chopped
  • 1 bell pepper, diced
  • 1 can (28 oz) diced tomatoes
  • 4 cups beef broth
  • 2 potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 1 cup corn kernels
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Optional add-ins:
  • 1 cup cooked pasta or rice
  • 1/2 cup chopped green beans


  1. Dice the vegetables:
  • Peel and slice the carrots.
  • Chop the celery.
  • Dice the onion and bell pepper.
  • Peel and cube the potatoes.
  1. Brown the ground beef:
  • In a large pot, heat a drizzle of oil over medium-high heat.
  • Add the ground beef and cook until browned, breaking it apart as it cooks. Drain excess fat.

Cooking Instructions

  1. Sauté the aromatics:
  • Add the diced onion to the pot with the browned beef. Cook until translucent.
  • Stir in the minced garlic and cook for another minute.
  1. Add the vegetables:
  • Add the carrots, celery, bell pepper, and potatoes to the pot. Cook, stirring occasionally, for about 5 minutes.
  1. Incorporate the liquids:
  • Pour in the beef broth and canned tomatoes (with their juice). Stir in the tomato paste, dried basil, and dried oregano.
  1. Simmer:
  • Bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce the heat to low. Cover and simmer for about 20-25 minutes, or until the vegetables are tender.
  1. Finish with frozen veggies:
  • Add the frozen peas and corn. Continue to cook for an additional 5 minutes.
  1. Optional add-ins:
  • If using, stir in the cooked pasta, rice, or green beans during the last few minutes of cooking.

Serving Suggestions

Serve your hamburger soup hot, topped with:

  • A sprinkle of shredded cheese
  • A dollop of sour cream
  • Fresh chopped parsley or green onions

Pair it with crusty bread, a side salad, or even a grilled cheese sandwich for a complete meal.

Storage and Reheating

  • Storage:
  • Allow the soup to cool completely before transferring to airtight containers. Store in the refrigerator for up to 4 days.
  • Freezing:
  • For longer storage, freeze the soup in portion-sized containers for up to 3 months.
  • Reheating:
  • Reheat refrigerated soup in a pot over medium heat until warmed through.
  • For frozen soup, thaw overnight in the refrigerator before reheating.


We hope you enjoy making and eating our hamburger soup as much as we do! It's a versatile, satisfying meal that brings warmth and comfort to any table. Give it a try and don't forget to share your experience with us on social media. Happy cooking!

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