Tomato Beef Soup

Makes 4 Cups
Tomato Beef Soup


  • Oil spray
  • 250g lean mince eg. premium or extra trimmed
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 stick celery, finely diced
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 bay leaf
  • ½ teaspoon dried basil
  • 1½ cups no added salt tomato juice
  • ¼ cup cooked red kidney beans
  • 1 carrot, diced
  • 1 cup salt reduced vegetable stock


  1. Heat a large saucepan that has been sprayed with oil. Brown mince, onion, garlic and celery, breaking the mince into small pieces whilst cooking.
  2. Add the remaining ingredients and bring to the boil. Cover and simmer gently until carrot is tender.
  3. Puree soup in blender or food processor until soup is thin enough to drink through a thick straw.
  4. Return to saucepan and reheat to serve.