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What’s better on a cold day than a hot dinner that warms everyone up nicely and gives you that overall lovely feeling that a warm hot soup and fresh bread gives you, leaving you drowsy after mealtime.

This adaptation of an old favorite leaves you knowing you just had the perfect meal. A spin-off of old fashioned vegetable soup,

I took it a step further adding some of my own personal favorites and making the recipe my own.
My family and extended family love to get together for this meal and when its over we all adjourn to the living room and doze intermittently while we watch television and chat and snack on some chocolate crackle top cookies for dessert with coffee or milk.

The perfect evening meal on a snowy day for us includes

Nebraska Steak Soup

Home made bread (made from Rhodes frozen bread dough on a busy day)

Chocolate crackle Top Cookies

Nebraska Steak Soup.

2 tablespoons flour
2 tablespoons oil
1 teaspoon salt
2 pounds round steak cubed
6-8 green onions chopped
6 ounces baby carrots whole
4 or 5 red potatoes, medium sized, cubes
1 cup frozen corn
1 cup green beans
1 clove garlic, finely chopped (or half teaspoon of garlic powder
1 large can tomato juice
1 8 ounce can diced tomatoes
1/2 medium green bell pepper diced

8 ounces of monterey jack cheese, grated

sprinkle the meat with salt and roll in flour. Brown lightly
add the onion, garlic and bell pepper and brown lightly
remove to a large dutch oven or soup pot.
Simmer for about half an hour on low heat.

add remaining ingredients and bring to a boil, simmering for about an hour., or until meat is of desired tenderness

Ladle into oven proof soup bowls and sprinkle with the monterey jack cheese liberally.
Place under broiler for about two minutes until cheese begins to bubble and serve immediately with fresh bread and butter.

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