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Tomatero Farm Box Soup

When you have more vegetables than you know what to do with after a farm box pick up, soup is a great way to keep the veggies from going to waste.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Course Main Course, Soup
Cuisine American
Servings 8 people


  • 1 med leek sliced
  • 3 med carrots sliced
  • 3 med zucchini sliced
  • 24 oz puréed tomatoes
  • 1 lb ground pork pasture raised
  • 1 lb ground beef grass fed and finished
  • 3 tbsp Italian spice blend
  • 1-2 cups beef bone broth
  • 10 kale leaves destemmed and coarsely chopped
  • 2 tbsp basil chiffonade
  • sea salt to taste
  • fresh ground pepper to taste
  • red pepper flakes optional


  • In a large stock pot sauté the leeks in butter. After they become aromatic and fragrant, add in the carrots, zucchini, bone broth, puréed tomatoes. Adjust heat to medium-high.
  • While the vegetables are cooking, use your hands to mix the beef, pork, and Italian spices. Form into meatballs and then add to the soup pot.
  • Cook on medium heat for about 20 more minutes. Add in kale and continue cooking for another 5 minutes.
  • Before serving, top with some fresh basil and enjoy!
Keyword farm box, soup