president ronald reagan’s hamburger soup

President Ronald Reagan’s Hamburger Soup

Source: PR Newswire, March 11, 1986

2 pounds lean ground beef
2 tablespoons butter
2 cups diced onions
2 cloves garlic, chopped
1 1/2 cups sliced carrots
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
10 ounces canned hominy
1 cup diced green bell pepper
3 quarts (12 cup) beef broth or water with bouillon cubes
16 ounces chopped tomato (canned or fresh)
2 cups sliced celery

Brown meat in butter in 6-quart saucepan. Add onions, garlic, carrots, celery and green pepper. Simmer 10 minutes with the pan covered.

Add beef broth or water with bouillon cubes. Add chopped tomato and pepper. Simmer soup on low heat for 35 minutes. Add hominy. Boil hamburger soup for 10 minutes more.

Makes 4 quarts.