Hamburger Chowder Soup~ Cold Weather Comfort Food

You will need:
  • 1 Pound ground chuck 
  • 1 Cup chopped yellow onion 
  • 1 Cup chopped celery
  • 1/2 Cup green bell pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. Salt
Cook above in a small amount of cooking oil in skillet until vegetables are tender and meat is done. About 10 minutes, stir frequently. If there seems to be a lot excess grease, spoon some of it out with a large spoon.
Next you will need:
  • 1 Can beef broth 15 oz.
  • 2- Cans tomatoes 15 oz.
  • 1-Can Kernel corn  (undrained)
  • 1/2 tsp. Black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp. Garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon Seasoned Salt and more to taste
  • 4 Peeled cut up potatoes 
  • 1 Can green beans 15oz.  (drained)
  • 1/2 a bag of family size frozen lima beans or small pkg. of frozen lima beans 
Put the above in a soup pot and add meat and vegetables. Bring to a boil and simmer for about and hour. The longer it simmers the more flavorful it will be. Soup will thicken like a chowder.
Serve with garlic bread