Yes, I know. Coleslaw soup? What the…? This speedy soup has loads of flavour and simply works.

Time: 30 minutes

Serves: 4


1 pound extra lean ground beef
1 large onion – chopped
3 cloves garlic – crushed or finely chopped
2 teaspoons chili powder
2 teaspoons dried oregano
1 teaspoon ground cumin
4 cups beef stock
14 ounces diced canned tomtoes
1 tablespoons canned green chilis
1 pound bag cole slaw mix or shredded cabbage



Heat a large pot on medium-high heat and add the ground beef.

Keep breaking the beef into smaller pieces while mixing often.

After five minutes, add the onion and garlic.

Cook until beef is browned then add the chili powder, oregano and cumin. Cook while stirring for another minute.

Add the beef stock, tomatoes and green chilis then bring to a boil.

Simmer for three minutes, then add the cole slaw mix and simmer for an additional minute.

Try adding some sour cream to richen it and some hot sauce to kick it up at the same time. Sliced green onions and/or fresh cilantro leaves make a great garnish as well!

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