Beef Vegetable Soup

This soup is the perfect way to celebrate Canada Agriculture Day! We’ve  included 15 local products from the vegetables to the barley, and it all comes together to create a warm, comforting meal. Proud to offer this recipe in partnership with Nova Scotia Federation of Agriculture.

Vegetable Beef Soup Recipe

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Beef Vegetable Soup Recipe

Beef Vegetable Soup

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  • Author: Johanne Bosse
  • Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes
  • Yield: 5L 1x


Units Scale
  • 1 lb stewing meat
  • 2 tbsp flour
  • 2 tbsp olive oil ( more if needed)
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 2 celery stalks, diced
  • 1 1/2 cups finely diced carrots
  • 1 1/2 cups finely diced turnip
  • 1 tbsp dried oregano
  • 1 tbsp dried basil
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 8 cups beef broth
  • 1 1/2 cups finely diced potatoes
  • 1 cup finely diced sweet potatoes
  • 1 cup diced tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup pot barley, rinsed


  1. Flour the stewing beef.
  2. Heat the olive oil in a large soup pot, add the beef and cook until browned, remove from the pot and set aside.
  3. Add more olive oil to the pot if necessary.
  4. Add the onion, celery, carrots, turnip, dried basil, dried oregano, dried thyme, salt, pepper, and bay leaves, sauté until the vegetables begin to soften.
  5.  Add the tomato paste, mix well, add the beef and beef broth, bring to a boil then reduce to a simmer.
  6. Add the potatoes, sweet potatoes, tomatoes, and barley, simmer for 30-40 minutes or until the vegetables are tender.
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 45 minutes
  • Category: Beef, Soup, Entrees, recipes