Meal Ideas

Crock-Pot Protein Veggie Soup

A simple dinner idea that can easily be prepared in less than five minutes with only five ingredients.

Make this recipe your own, pick a protein you need to use up in the refrigerator or dietary preference.

This recipe provides a wealth of nutrients.  Frozen vegetables are picked at their prime in terms of nutrient content.  Pick your favorite salsa for a flavor punch.  Condensed tomato products, such as salsa is a source of lycopene.  Lycopene is helpful in promoting prostate health and acts like an internal sunscreen for our skin.   A warm, comforting soup with few ingredients can make a satisfying meal.

Crock-Pot Protein Veggie Soup

Calories 157 kcal


  • 1 pound frozen veggies, chopped
  • 32 oz unsalted broth
  • 1/2-1 pound ground hamburger (chicken or veggie crumbles)
  • 16-24 oz salsa
  • 1 pkt dry ranch seasoning


  • Place all ingredients in a crock-pot on HIGH for 3 to 5 hours.


2 cups: 157 calories; 16 grams carbohydrates; 3 grams fat; 12 grams protein; 3 grams fiber; 827 milligrams sodium