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Goulash-Style Beef Hamburger Soup

Yields6 ServingsPrep Time15 minsCook Time35 minsTotal Time50 mins

Hungarian flavours, lots of vegetables and seasonings make this main-course beef hamburger soup an interesting departure from traditional Hamburger Soup recipes. You can use almost any mix of vegetables you want, even frozen if you like.

 1 lb (500 g) Extra Lean Ground Beef Sirloin, Round or Extra Lean/Lean Ground Beef
 1 large onion, chopped
 4 cloves garlic, minced
 1 EACH carrot and celery stalk, thinly sliced
 8 oz (250 g) sliced mushrooms
 2 tbsp (30 mL) paprika
 ½ tsp (2 mL) caraway seed
 ¼ tsp (1 mL) chili pepper flakes (optional)
 1 potato, scrubbed and cut into chunks
 1 pkg (900 mL) sodium-reduced chicken or beef broth
 ¼ cup (50 mL) chopped fresh parsley
 2 tbsp (30 mL) tomato paste
 2 tbsp (30 mL) sodium-reduced soy sauce
 ½ cup (125 mL) frozen peas

Cook beef, onion, garlic, carrot, celery, mushrooms, paprika, caraway seed and chili pepper flakes in Dutch oven over medium heat for 10 to 15 minutes or until meat is thoroughly cooked and any liquid has evaporated. Drain if desired.


Add potato, broth, parsley, tomato paste and soy sauce; bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes.


Add peas; simmer for 5 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 6

Amount Per Serving
Calories 200
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g8%
Sodium 662mg28%
Total Carbohydrate 19g7%

Dietary Fiber 3g12%
Protein 20g40%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.