Join the discussion with over 70,000+ fellow recipe lovers   |   Don’t miss our newsletter!   |   Make Oma's newest recipe

Mutti's Beef Noodle Soup

German beef noodle soup
Yum

Beef noodle soup, aka Rinder-Nudelsuppe, either made with egg noodles or small pasta shapes, is such an easy and hearty soup to make. Kids love it! Adults love it! You'll love it! Great recipes like this get handed down from generation to generation. This rich beef broth with egg noodles was one of my Mutti's best soups that she learned from her Mutti. And, NOW, I'm handing it down to you!

Do check out the many variations given in the "a bit of this and a bit of that" below this soup recipe.


Mutti's Beef Noodle Soup

Ingredients:

  • 2 1/2 lb beef roast (preferably with bone)
  • 3 - 4 carrots, scraped or peeled, large chunks
  • bottom end of celery and the top leaves
  • 1 onion, quartered
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp peppercorns
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 8 cups water
  • 2 carrots, peeled and chopped
  • 2 stalks celery, chopped
  • 1 cup pasta shells (or noodles)
  • salt, pepper, fresh parsley, Maggi (optional)

Instructions:

  • Trim away most of the fat from the roast, but keep the bones which add flavor to the soup.
  • Put meat, carrot chunks, bottom and leaves of celery, onion, w tsp salt, peppercorns, bay leaves, and water into a large soup pot.
  • Bring to boil. Cover and simmer 1 1/2 hours or until the meat is tender.
  • Remove meat, cool, and cut into bite-sized pieces. Strain broth and return broth to pot.
  • Add chopped carrots and celery.
  • Bring to boil, cover, and simmer about 15 minutes. Add pasta or noodles. Add cooked meat. Simmer until pasta or noodles are tender, according to package instructions, usually about 5 - 10 minutes.
  • Season with salt, pepper and Maggi (optional)
  • Garnish with chopped parsley.
  • Makes 4 - 6 servings

A bit of this and a bit of that ...

  • Want a different soup? Add a can of diced tomatoes. Adjust seasoning as needed.
  • As with most recipes using beef in soups, you can use almost any cut of beef, especially if it has bones and a good marbling of fat. I like to use bottom blade, but if something else is on sale, I'll use that.
  • Looking for recipes with noodles, or pasta, or macaroni? This one can use any of those.

Like the soup above? You'll love looking at and making more of Oma's soups. All so quick and easy!

You can cook just like Oma using Quick Fix Soups, 84 full-color pages filled with step-by-step instructions and hints. 

Recipe cards are included. All the help you need to make traditional German soups quickly and easily.

Download immediately and you can start to cook right away!

cook book

I love to add other veggies to the soup as well. In the pictured soup, I've added some chopped cauliflower. Sliced mushrooms would be nice as well. At other times, I've even added a package of frozen chopped spinach. A can of kale would be great as well :-)

The broth was so rich tasting. Little did I know it was so easy to make this German soup using boiled beef. My boys loved it when I added alphabet pasta (macaroni) or other shaped pastas. New shape, new soup!

Some German Veggie Soups


More German recipes ...


Take a look at Oma's eCookbooks ...

Quick Fix Soup ECookbook
Top 10 Oktoberfest Recipes eCookbook
Top 10 German Recipes eCookbook
Just Like Oma's Christmas Baking eCookbook

*  *  *  *  *

Want nutritional information for a recipe? Copy and paste the ingredient list and the number of servings into Calorie Count. It will give you an approximate calculation.



Get your FREE poster ... Herbs & Spices in the German Kitchen

by Subscribing to my FREE Newsletter ...

Just like Oma ~  Kaffeeklatsch*

*Kaffeeklatsch: /ˈkafeːˌklatsh / (noun) an informal gathering for coffee and chatting

Experience Germany: food, people, country, & RECIPES!





Top of Beef Noodle Soup

› Beef Noodle Soup

   

Words to the Wise

"Don't envy evil people or desire their company. For their hearts plot iolence, and their words always stir up trouble."

Proverbs 24:1-2 (NLT)