I love cool days & a big crock pot of vegetable soup! With this recipe you can add whatever vegetables you want. If you use anything canned just remember to add it towards the end of the cooking period.
2 Tbsp canola oil
1 1/2 - 2 # stew meat or round steak cut into bite size pieces
1 onion, chopped
1 large can tomato juice
1/2 head of green cabbage, chopped
4-6 potatoes, diced
1 # fresh green beans, snapped into bite size pieces
1 can dark red kidney beans
1 can yellow corn
Saute onions in oil for about 2 minutes. Add meat. Cook a few minutes until meat is browned. Pour tomato juice into crock pot. Add meat & onions. At this point add all fresh vegetables. In this recipe you would add cabbage, potatoes & green beans. Add 2 cups of water. Cook on high for 4-5 hours. Add canned vegetables. In this recipe you would add kidney beans & corn. Cook on low for an additional 1-2 hours.