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  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 48 ounces tomato-vegetable juice cocktail
  • 2 (16 ounce) packages frozen mixed vegetables


Place ground beef in a Dutch oven or slow cooker. Cook over medium-high heat until evenly brown. Drain excess fat, and crumble. Add juice cocktail and mixed vegetables.

In a Dutch oven, simmer for 30 minutes.

In a slow cooker, cook 1 hour on High. Then reduce heat to Low and simmer 6 to 8 hours.