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BBQ Hamburger Soup is a super easy soup that you can throw together with items you probably already have in your pantry! I call it my “clean out the pantry soup!”
I have a pantry problem. While I am more than grateful to be able to stock my pantry at this point in our lives, I’m ashamed to admit that our pantry is packed with random food that we keep in there forever and ever.
At one point in our marriage we didn’t have a lot of money and stocking the pantry wasn’t even an option. Now we can afford to put food in our pantry but I find myself forgetting to use the food that we’ve got stockpiled in there when I’m making up my menu plans for the week.
Instead I find myself making up meal plans that require me to buy every single item from the store and I don’t even touch my stockpile of dry goods in the pantry! So this week I decided to change it up!
A few nights a week I would challenge myself to only make dinner using what we already had on hand! No trips to the store, I just had to go with what we already had in the pantry, freezer and fridge.
Well, this BBQ Hamburger Soup came from one of those nights! Oh my and I’m so glad that it did! I’m adding this BBQ Hamburger Soup to our meal plan rotation and it’s the perfect recipe to use up the canned vegetables and pasta that I’ve been hoarding in the pantry!
Ps. Y’all, I did use one of my favorite spice blends from the Tea and Spice Exchange but if you can’t get your hands on that, you can use your favorite burger spice blend or seasoning instead.
BBQ Hamburger Soup
- 1 pound ground beef
- 1 cup brown sugar bbq sauce
- 2 (15 oz) can seasoned black beans, drained
- 1 (14.5oz) can sliced carrots, drained
- 1 (15.25oz) can yellow corn, drained
- 1 (15oz) can green peas, drained
- 4 cups beef broth
- 1 (24 oz) can pasta sauce
- 1 tablespoon Tailgaors Spice (Tea and Spice Exchange)
- 2 tablespoons garlic powder
- 4 tablespoons olive oil
- 2 cups dry macaroni
In a large stock pot, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add beef and season with garlic power and Tailgators seasoning. If you can\'t find tailgators seasoning use your favorite seasoning.
Brown meat and drain grease if nesssasary.
Pour in pasta sauce and beef broth.
Stir and bring to a boil.
Reduce to a simmer and add in peas, corn, carrots and beans. Stir Well.
Stir in BBQ sauce.
Let simmer 10 miuntes.
Set heat to medium and add in dry pasta.**
Cook, stirring occasaily, for 25 miutes or until pasta is cooked.
**You can also cook pasta seperatly and add it right before serving.
***If you cook the pasta in the soup the soup will get thicker the longer it sit, or if places into the fridge. Just add a little water before re-heating and serving leftovers. If soup is too thick after cooking, add 1 cup of water and stir well.
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