Unstuffed Green Pepper Soup

Servings: 6-8


PREP

10 mins


COOK

1 hr 30 mins


READY IN

1 hr 40 mins



Ingredients


  • 1 cup white onion, chopped

  • 1 cup celery, chopped

  • 2 cups green peppers, cut into bite size pieces

  • 2 tablespoons oil

  • 1 lb ground beef

  • 28 ounces canned whole tomatoes, undrained

  • 1 cup v- 8 juice

  • 1⁄2 cup uncooked rice

  • 6 cups vegetable broth

  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar

  • 1⁄4 teaspoon cinnamon

  • 2 medium white potatoes, cubed

  • salt and pepper





Directions


  • In a large dutch oven over medium heat add the oil, onion, celery, and green peppers.

  • Saute until just tender, stirring frequently.

  • Stir in ground beef to onion mixture and cook approximately 15 minutes or until the meat is browned and no longer pink.

  • Add uncooked rice and mix thoroughly.

  • Slowly stir in tomatoes, V-8 juice, 6 cups vegetable broth and diced potatoes.

  • Season soup with brown sugar, cinnamon, salt and pepper and cover with lid.

  • Let soup simmer slowly for one hour or until potatoes are fork tender.

  • Ladle soup into bowls and serve with fresh baked bread or hard rolls.