4 Keys to Self Worth and the Comforting Abundance of Hamburger Soup

This week it's all about comfort in the Casa de Kitchen Witch. Pull up a chair, grab a cup of tea (or wine) and settle in as I make a magically delicious recipe for hamburger soup and share some hard won wisdom about the importance of self worth and how to achieve it.

Ingredients

Extra virgin olive oil 1 Tablespoon
Onion 1 Large , diced
Celery stalks 2 , diced
Carrots 2 , peeled and diced
Extra lean ground beef 1 Pound
Creole seasoning 1 Tablespoon
Italian seasoning 1 Tablespoon
Kosher salt 1 Teaspoon
Garlic cloves 4 , minced
Mixed beans 1 Can (10 oz)
Low sodium beef stock 4 Cup (64 tbs)
Diced tomatoes 14 Ounce (canned tomatoes used)
Bay leaves 2
Macaroni noodles 3 Cup (48 tbs) , cooked al dente

Directions

MAKING

1. Heat the olive oil over medium high heat in a large dutch oven.

2. Saute the onions, celery, carrots, and ground beef until beef begins to brown and vegetables become tender.

3. Add the Creole seasoning, Italian seasoning, salt, and garlic and continue to saute until the beef is fully cooked.

4. Add the beans, beef stock, tomatoes, and bay leaves. Simmer on medium low heat for 30 minutes.

SERVING

5. Serve in large deep bowls with 3/4 cup macaroni noodles per serving

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 45 Minutes
Ready In: 45 Minutes
Servings: 6

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 558Calories from Fat 71

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 8 g12.3%

Saturated Fat 2 g10%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 816 mg34%

Total Carbohydrates 84 g28%

Dietary Fiber 11 g44%

Sugars 9 g

Protein 38 g76%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet