Vegetable Beef Soup

A traditional soup that's sure to warm a cold winter day!
Servings 15 cups
Prep Time


  • 2 quarts Water
  • 2 tablespoons beef base
  • 4 pounds beef short ribs cut into pieces
  • 1 onion quartered
  • 2 cups sliced carrots
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 cup fresh green beans cut diagonally into 1-inch slices
  • 1 package frozen niblets corn 9 ounce
  • 1 package sliced fresh mushrooms 8 ounce
  • 2 large potatoes peeled, cubed
  • 1/4 cup snipped fresh parsley
  • 2 teaspoons browning and seasoning sauce
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Minced Garlic
  • 1 teaspoon bouquet garni
  • 1/2 teaspoon Black Pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme crumbled


  1. In large kettle or Dutch oven, combine water and beef base. Add beef ribs and onion quarters. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, until meat is tender and falling off the bones (about 2 hours). Remove meat from broth; cool. Separate meat from bones cutting into smaller pieces; refrigerate, covered. Strain hot broth into shallow containers; refrigerate, covered, several hours or overnight. Remove fat from top of broth. Return broth and beef to large kettle. Stir in remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, until vegetables are tender (20-25 minutes). Ladle into bowls.