Recipe Of The Month: Hearty Crockpot Beef and Veggie Soup

Here is this month’s post for the “Recipe of the Month” series.

Spending money on ready-made food and ingredients can be one of the largest expenses in your budget. My household has the mainstays that are generally budget-friendly, tasty meals that don’t make you feel deprived in the slightest. My goal with this series is to share my cost-effective go-to recipes that couples and families will enjoy.

November 2017

Recipe of the Month

• Hearty Crockpot Beef and Veggie Soup •

hearty crockpot soup

Hearty Crockpot Beef and Veggie Soup

A satisfying meal that will leave you wanting seconds!

Best time to enjoy:

In the cool evenings by the fire

Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 15 minutes
Servings 8


  • 1 can Peas $1.00
  • 2 Red bell peppers $2.00
  • 2 Carrots $1.50
  • 4 Potatoes (small) $3.00
  • 1 Onion $1.25
  • 2 cans (12 oz.) Beef broth $2.00
  • 2 lbs. Chuck roast $10.00
  • Seasonings - rosemary, oregano, chili powder $3.00
  • 1 small can Tomato paste $1.50
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  • Total $25.25
  • Cost per serving $3.16




    1. Chop the red pepper, carrots, small potatoes and onion into small pieces.

    2. Liberally salt the chuck roast, then sear it on all sides – do not cook it all the way through.



      1. Place the chopped ingredients into a crockpot.

      2. Pour in both cans of beef broth.

      3. Pour in the tomato paste.

      4. Stir in the seasonings, about ½ tsp. for each (or more, if desired).

      5. Place the seared chuck roast on top; cook for 5 ½ hours on high.

      6. Pour in the can of peas and cook for 1 more hour or until the meat is tender.



        1. Ladle into a bowl.

        2. Serve with crackers or biscuits, if desired.

        Enjoy, and share your thoughts if you try this recipe!

        hearty crockpot beef and veggie soup

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