I have been married to a wonderful Christian man since 1976. The Lord has blessed us with two daughters and two sons. I consider each day the Lord gives me on the earth yet another chance to serve Him.

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Roast Beef Soup

Super easy soup to make.  You can cook it on the stove or in a slow cooker.  Nice comfort food on those cold winter days.

(serves 8)

*2 1/2 pound sirloin roast (or a roast of your choosing), cut into 1 inch cubes
*1/4 cup flour
*1 teaspoon ground pepper
*1/4 teaspoon salt
*1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
*1 teaspoon garlic powder
*4 large carrots, sliced
*2 celery sticks, sliced
*1 large onion, sliced thin
*2 tablespoons olive oil (or oil of your choice)
*1 (1 ounce) package dry onion soup mix
*1 1/2 tablespoons tomato paste
*1/2 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
*4 cups beef stock/broth
*2 cups egg noodles

~In  large zip-loc bag, combine roast, flour, pepper, salt, Italian seasoning and garlic powder.
~Add cubed roast and seal bag.
~Shake until well coated.
~Heat oil over medium high heat in a large stock pot.
~Add coated roast and cook until brown, stirring often (around 5-7 minutes).
~Add carrots, celery, onion, dry onion soup mix, tomato paste, Worcestershire sauce and beef stock.
~Bring to a boil.
~Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 4 - 5 hours or until roast beef is tender and veggies are tender.
~Add egg noodles and cook for another 10-15 minutes or until noodles are tender (stirring once in a while).
~Serve hot.

`cook in slow cooker:  Cook roast as directed above.  Place roast in slow cooker and add the rest of the ingredients, minus the noodles.  Cook on low for 8 hours.  Add cooked noodles and stir.   Cook until noodles are tender. Serve hot.

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