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Minestrone Soup with Beef

Orange Icon  Minestrone Soup with Beef

Orange Icon  Minestrone Soup with Beef

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Submitted by: Briana Wales

Prep Time: 30 Minutes

Cook Time: 1 Hour

Servings: 6

This is my favorite soup right now. My kids love it and I make it almost every week for us.

  • 1 lrg. celery stalk, fresh, organic
  • 1 lrg. carrot, fresh, organic
  • 1/2 med. onion, any type, organic
  • 2 tsp. coconut oil, raw, extra-virgin, organic
  • 1 lbs. beef, ground, free-range or grass-fed, organic
  • 16 oz. navy beans, canned, organic
  • 28 oz. tomatoes, diced, canned, organic
  • 2 bay leaf, organic
  • 3 clove garlic, fresh, organic
  • 4 c. beef stock, from grass-fed or pastured, organic
  • 2 tbs. tomato paste, organic

  1. Dice celery, carrot, onion and garlic and set aside
  2. Melt coconut oil in large pot or dutch oven over medium heat
  3. Saute the diced vegetables (not the garlic) until soft (5-8 minutes)
  4. Turn the heat up to high and add the ground beef and garlic, cook until beef is browned
  5. Mix in the tomato paste
  6. If using canned beans, drain and rinse and toss into the pot
  7. Add can of tomatoes (juices and all), and the beef broth and bay leaves
  8. Let everything come to a boil, reduce heat to medium/medium high and simmer until liqud reduces by 1/3