1 pound lean ground beef
1 cup chopped onion
1/2 cup cubed potatoes
1 cup sliced carrots
2/3 cup diced celery
8 ounces tomato sauce
1/4 cup uncooked long-grain rice
1/2 teaspoon dried leaf thyme, crumbled
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
3 beef bouillon cubes
1 1/2 quarts water (6 cups)
1/2 cup frozen peas
Brown ground beef and onion in soup pot sprayed with non-stick cooking spray. Drain any excess fat. Add potatoes, carrots, celery, and tomato sauce. Bring to a boil. Add rice, thyme, salt, bouillon, and water. Cover and simmer for 50 minutes. Add peas and cook another 5 to 10 minutes.
Can adapt this recipe to use in slow cooker by cooking beef & onion in frying pan. Then transfer to slow cooker and add remaining ingredients. Add additional cup of water. Cook on low 4-6 hours.
ALLERGEN INFORMATION: Casein Free, Egg Free, Gluten Free, Lactose Free