Hearty Beef and Vegetable Soup

2 pounds Century Farm Meat Ground Beef
1 can of fire roasted tomatoes
3 Tbs tomato Paste
1 Tablespoon Italian Herbs
4 cups mixed frozen veggies
8 cups beef stock
3 large Yukon gold potatoes cut into 1 inch pieces

S&P (1 TSP each)

Brown the ground beef in a pan and add salt, pepper and Italian seasoning.  Drain the fat and transfer to a slow cooker.  Add the rest of the ingredients . Cook on low for 5 hours until the potatoes are soft and the flavors have all combined.  

This is a rich, hearty soup that is perfect for a cold night or a crowd.  

Serves 8-10.