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November 28, 2023

Pops G’s Hamburger Soup

Debra Van Cleave shares a heartwarming her father's recipe that never fails to evoke feelings of warmth and coziness. Pops G’s Hamburger Soup is a delightful blend of savory flavors and wholesome ingredients, making it a perfect comfort dish.


  • 1 lb hamburger
  • 5 large carrots, sliced
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 stalks celery, thinly sliced
  • 1 can of green beans
  • 1 can peas
  • 1 can sweet corn
  • 1 can Lima beans
  • 1 can stewed or diced tomatoes
  • 1 small can of tomato paste
  • 1 to 2 potatoes
  • ½ head of cabbage or 1 lb fresh spinach (or both)
  • 8 cups beef broth
  • Salt, pepper, garlic powder
  • 1 packet Sazon Goya Culantro y Achoite


  1. Sauté onions, celery, and fresh garlic in a pan. Add hamburger (season with salt, pepper, and garlic powder) - drain grease when done.
  2. Add the sautéed ingredients to a crockpot along with 8 cups of beef broth, seasonings, all veggies (drained), tomato paste, stewed or diced tomatoes, and peeled potatoes cut into small cubes. Add shredded cabbage and/or de-stemmed spinach. Include the cooked onions, celery, fresh garlic, and hamburger.
  3. Cook on high for 2-3 hours, then turn to low and cook until potatoes and celery are tender.

Enjoy this soul-soothing soup that promises to fill your home with delicious aromas and your heart with comfort.

Special thanks to Debra Van Cleave for sharing this cherished family recipe!