How to Make Cowboy Soup at Home

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Sahiba Sharma
Sahiba is a long time food lover. She has a soft spot for cuisines in her heart. Although she loves to cook with her mother, she is also a nutritionist. This means that she knows the science behind the food; what is good and bad in each ingredient. With her experience in cooking and nutritional education, she is a great resource to tell us about food and recipes.

Cowboys were very famous in the Western United States. They worked on cattle drives and took care of horses. This work is very tough or I would say hungry work. So to keep them energized, this beef soup was given to them and due to this reason, the soup is known as “Cowboy soup.”

This name makes kids curious about the dish and they have it without thinking about the beef. This soup is rich in nutrients and it can provide energy to work for the whole day, so we can say that “necessity is the mother of invention,” and in this way, this soup came into existence.

This soup is a perfect choice that will be liked by all the kids. This is one of the best delicacies which can be a fantastic snack for you and your kids’ winter evening. This cowboy soup is very healthy as well as very yummy! Beef is the main ingredient and as you all know that beef is rich in protein, leading to the growth of muscles and supporting mass muscle growth.

This simple and easy soup can fulfill your iron requirement, vitamins like niacin, riboflavin, vitamin B6 and B12. This will give you energy and helps in reducing tiredness and fatigue. Let’s move ahead to check the ingredients to make this delicious cowboy soup.

Ingredients for Cowboy Soup

Ground Beef1lb.
Green Beans Cut1 cup
Sweet Corn1 cup
Tomatoes1 cup
Gold Potatoes4
Tomato Soup1 can
Pepper1 tsp
Salt1 pinch
Sugar2 tsp
Mixed Veggies1 can

The main ingredients that are required make this soup are mentioned above. Now let’s check how much time do you need to invest in making this soup.

How Much Time Will It Take?

Preparation TimeCooking TimeTotal Time
15 minutes2 hours 30 minutes2 hours 45 minutes

Now we have all the ingredients and we know about the time it will take to make this yummy soup. So without wasting more time, let’s dive into the directions of this soup.

Cowboy Soup Recipe

Cowboy Soup recipe
  1. Cut the potatoes into small cubes.
  2. Drain the ground beef.
  3. Put the beef in the cooker and place it on large slow heat.
  4. Now add tomato soup, veggies and diced tomatoes to the cooker.
  5. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Add some sugar and mix them together and cook on low flame for 2 hours and 30 minutes in a slow cooker.

With this, the recipe of cowboy soup is done. Serve this soup to your family and everyone will definitely love it.

Nutritional Breakdown of Cowboy Soup

Now let’s move onto the nutritional breakdown of the nutrients present in the cowboy soup.


How to Make Cowboy Soup at Home | Video

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Video by Jim Foreman

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