Slow Cooked Tomato and Beef Soup

Slow Cooked Tomato and Beef Soup

When I was a child I always remember my Dad eating a leftover beef and tomato sandwiches. The other day I was looking at the meat we had left in the freezer from an online order I had made a while ago. I noticed we still had beef stewing steak. Roast beef was a big favourite of my Dad’s and occasionally when I see beef, it always reminds me of when he would eat the leftovers in a sandwich.

That’s when I had the idea for a beef and tomato soup. As I’m gluten intolerant and I don’t want to eat gluten free bread I always try to think of an alternative. That’s when I decided to cook this delicious soup. The soup was a great way to eat up the last of the beef stewing steak. We loved this dish and I’m sure it would have been one my dear old Dad enjoyed too.

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Serves 4 – 6


  • Sharp knife
  • Chopping board
  • Slow cooking
  • Tablespoon
  • Teaspoon
  • Stirring spoon
  • Ladle
  • Saucepan


  • Beef stewing steak x 500g
  • Tomatoes x 1 400g tin
  • Bone broth x 1.5 ltr
  • Onions x 1
  • Red lentils x 300g
  • Carrot x 1
  • Celery x 1
  • Dried mixed herbs x 1 – 2 tsp
  • Tamari x 2 tbsp
  • Tomato puree x 2 tbsp
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Peel, slice and dice the onion and put into the slow cooker pot.
  • Now, peel the carrot and cut into slices.
  • Put the carrot slices into the slow cooker pot too.
  • Remove the top and bottom of the celery and slice it.
  • Then put the sliced celery into the pot.
  • Put the red lentils in and pour in the tomatoes as well.
  • Slice the beef into 1 inch pieces and put the slices into the pot
  • Pour over the bone broth and sprinkle over the dried mixed herbs.
  • Next add in the tamari and tomato puree.
  • Add salt and pepper to your tastes.
  • Stir all these ingredients together.
  • Turn the slow cooker on for 4 hours on high and 8 hours on low.
  • Once the chicken soup has cooked turn the slow cooker off, remove the lid and then leave to cool.
  • When the soup is cool use the ladle to pour it into the blender.
  • Now blend all the ingredients together.
  • You may need to blend the ingredients in two or three batches.
  • Also you will need a two litre jug to pour the batches in.
  • When all the batches are blended pour in a saucepan and heat through until warm enough to serve.
  • Then serve and enjoy.
Slow Cooked Tomato and Beef Soup

Slow Cooked Tomato and Beef Soup was a big hit in my house. My husband Howard and son Ted ate their soup with cheesy bread. As for me, I ate my bowl with chickpea flour wraps. It was a very thick soup so if you needed to thin it then you could add more stock or a milk of your choice. The best part about this soup is all the ingredients are freezable. Therefore you can make a big batch and freeze the leftovers for another occasion. It would be a bit like my Dad’s beef and tomato sandwich. Only joking! However you decide to eat/drink this soup, as always, please enjoy. Thank you and see you all soon ish. xxx