Tomato and White Bean Hamburger Soup

Have this hearty and healthy Tomato and White Bean Hamburger Soup on your table in less than 1 hour. So flavourful and delicious!


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  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 4 carrots, chopped
  • 2 celery sticks, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp ground black pepper
  • 4 cups chicken broth (see tips)
  • 1 (28 ounce) can diced tomatoes with Italian seasoning
  • 1 (19 ounce) can white kidney beans (cannellini beans)
  • 1/2 tsp thyme
  • 1 bay leaf
  • parmesan cheese rind (optional) (see notes above)
  • 1 cup cooked pasta (about 1/2 cup dried) (see notes above)


  • 2 cups fresh baby spinach
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese


  1. In a large soup pot, add the ground beef, chopped onions, carrots, celery and garlic. Sauté at medium heat until the ground beef is cooked. Drain any excess fat.
  2. Season with the salt and pepper, then add the stock, canned tomatoes, kidney beans, thyme and bay leaf.
  3. Simmer for about 15 minutes.
  4. While the soup is simmering, in a separate pot, boil the pasta according to the package directions.
  5. Stir in the 1 cup of cooked pasta.
  6. Let simmer for 10 minutes more.
  7. If you want to add spinach to your soup, add about 2 cups to the soup.
  8. Serve immediately with grated parmesan.
  9. Note: Don’t forget to remove the bay leaf and the parmesan cheese rind before serving!

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