Monday, November 10, 2008

My Mom's Hamburger Soup (week of Nov 2 - 8)

My Mom's Hamburger Stew
Soul satisfying for the end of a rainy day.
Brown in a medium skillet:
  • 1 lb organic ground beef
  • 2 onions, chopped
In stockpot, heat:
  • 2 Tbs olive oil
Add and saute:
  • 4 good-sized carrots, sliced into coins or half-coins
  • 8 small to medium potatoes, scrubbed and in small chunks
  • 4 stalks of celery, sliced across stalk into C-shaped curves
Combine browned meat with veggies in stockpot. Add:
  • 1 qt bottled tomatoes
  • 2-3 qts water
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh mushrooms
  • 1 bay leaf
  • Salt and pepper to taste
Add more water as necessary. Cook until potatoes are soft about 1 hour.


Melissa said...

How do I contribute? And I want to come to your house for dinner...

Emma J said...

Lately we only eat real meals once or twice a week, so make sure you schedule your visit wisely!

I will resend your invitation to be a contributor. When does the Moral Club reconvene?