Easy Vegetable Beef Soup

This is my go-to soup to get me back on track. It is EASY, delicious, and always makes me feel great. Plus it's gluten-free, dairy-free, paleo, and Whole 30. Enjoy!

You know how it is. There are those Sundays when we wake up full of regret over the eating choices we made over the weekend. This is my go-to soup to get me back on track. It is EASY, delicious, and always makes me feel great. Plus it’s gluten-free, dairy-free, paleo, and Whole 30. Enjoy!

This is how I get my week off to a great start!

This is a healthy vegetable beef soup. It is easy, healthy, and delicious. It is solid comfort food, full of nourishing vegetables, grass-fed beef, and some healthy fats. It’s hard to describe how good it is. I don’t know how so few ingredients make such deliciousness.

Best of all. It is good for you! It’s protein, vegetables, and healthy fats. Yum!

Sometimes the heavens shine down on my stove and something amazing is created from a few basic ingredients. That is this soup.  I had intended that it would provide four meals but to be truthful I can eat half of it in a sitting. It’s that good!

[Tweet “Sometimes heaven shines down and something amazing is created from a few basic ingredients.”]

My mom has made hamburger and vegetable soups for years. I always love hers and one day I had a craving for something similar. This is my version.

What I like about this soup is that it is very clean, just your protein, vegetables, and healthy fats. I used a pound of grass-fed hamburger and enough vegetables to make four meals.

Ingredients for Healthy Vegetable Beef Soup

  • 1 lb. grass-fed hamburger beef. I buy the highest fat kind.
  • 1 TB coconut oil
  • 1 medium sweet onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 medium sweet potato, peeled and cubed
  • 1 container of little tomatoes, halved (or 14 oz. can of diced tomatoes)
  • 2 small zucchini, cut lengthwise then into slices
  • 1 tsp. of Italian Seasoning (or seasoning of your choice)

Melt the coconut oil in your pot and add the chopped onion. I added a little salt here. Sauté on a lower heat for 8 – 10 minutes. Add the minced garlic and continue to sauté for a couple more minutes. Then add the beef. I added a little salt and pepper here. Turn up the heat a little to cook the meat mostly through.

Layer on the vegetables in this order. Sweet potato, tomatoes, zucchini.

IMG_3419 copy

Sprinkle your seasoning of choice on top along with a little more salt and pepper if desired. I use Penzey’s Italian seasoning and it doesn’t have salt in it. Check your label, you don’t want to over salt.

Cover and cook on a medium-low heat for about 40 minutes. Because I left the fat in and tomatoes and zucchini are kind of juicy, I didn’t add any liquid. My soup isn’t very soupy today. But it did turn out super yummy.

Soup Close Up

I topped mine with some hot sauce and half an avocado. (More healthy fat!)

Soup in Bowl

Posts on Eating Healthy

Don’t give up on looking and feeling good in your body. Modern advertising, manufactured food, and outdated information have left many of us overweight and unhappy with our bodies. Learn how to work with your body and have a healthy weight at any age.

Burning fat and losing weight are not just about calories eaten and calories burned. Our fat burning system is more closely tied with the kinds of foods we eat and the timing of when we eat them. This is the fat burning secrets that everyone needs to know!

If you love soups and stew like I do, follow my board Soups and Stews on Pinterest!

Follow Sara @ My Think Big Life’s board Soups and Stews on Pinterest.

To keep up with the best of My Think Big Life on Pinterest

Follow Sara @ My Think Big Life’s board on Pinterest.

Keep showing up my friends,



Hi, I'm Sara! As a counselor and college advisor/coach, I've helped thousands of people make positive changes in their lives. Join me on the adventure of thinking big and living well!

Leave a Comment

Stay on Track!

Stay positive and on track with the “The Positive Progress Tracker" | MyThinkBigLife.comSustain your motivation, stay on track, and illuminate all of the changes your making (even the subtle ones) by grabbing my free tool!

We value your privacy and protect it. Learn what we collect and how we handle information by viewing our Privacy Policy.


Meet Sara

Sara | MyThinkBigLife.com

Hi, I'm Sara and I'm so happy you're here! My Think Big Life began shortly after I turned 50. Big changes can happen with a small start, an adjustment of thought, or a simple process. Over time, you transform your life into the one you always dreamed of having.

Let's Connect