1 pound lean ground beef
6 potatoes, diced
1 (14.5 ounce) can diced tomatoes
1 onion, chopped
1 cup chopped celery
1 (10.5 ounce) can beef broth 2 cups mixed vegetables
salt and pepper to taste
1/8 tablespoon dried rosemary
1/8 tablespoon dried thyme
1/4 tablespoon dried basil
1/2 pound bacon - cooked and crumbled
1. In a large stock pot place beef, potatoes, tomatoes, onion, celery, broth and vegetables. Add enough water to cover ingredients, cover pot and cook over medium heat for 1 hour or until vegetables are soft and beef is cooked through.
2. Season to taste with salt and pepper, rosemary, thyme and basil. Add bacon bits, stir and serve.