Homemade Beef Vegetable Soup

Homemade Beef Vegetable Soup.  Yes, this is the most delectable Homemade Beef Vegetable Soup you will find on this planet!


  1. 1 Tblsp Vegetable oil
  2. 1 1/2 kg Soup meat or stewing chunks1 Onion, chopped,
  3. 2 tsp Grated garlic
  4. 6 Large carrots, coarsely grated
  5. 2 Medium potatoes, coarsely grated
  6. 2 Leeks, finely sliced
  7. 1/2 cabbage, thinly sliced
  8. 2 Turnips, coarsely grated
  9. 4 Stalks celery, thinly sliced
  10. Fresh parsley, finely chopped
  11. 2 packets soup powder, Brown Onion/Minestrone



  • Heat oil in a large stock pot or pressure cooker over medium heat.
  • Now go ahead and add onions and sauté until tender.
  • Next up add the meat and fry until browned.
  • Do you love your garlic?  Go ahead and add garlic and fry a little.
  • Add all the other remaining vegetable ingredients.
  • Add +-3 Litres of water. Bring to a boil. Then reduce heat and simmer or pressure cook until done.
  • Mix the 2 packets of soup powder with a little water, add slowly to the pot, stirring to prevent lumping.
  • Simmer further for +- 30 minutes.
  • Add another packet of soup powder if the soup is too thin, or more water if the soup is too thick.
  • You can add salt if required. (I use barbecue spice).
  • Garnish with parsley and serve with fresh buttered bread.


Prepared, tried and tested Caroline du Plessis

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