Freezer Meals: Crock Pot Southwestern Hamburger Soup recipe via

Freezer Meals-Southwestern Hamburger Soup


Southwestern Hamburger Soup is an easy to prepare freezer meal recipe that can then be cooked in the crock pot or in a pot on the stove.



  • 3 cups browned ground beef, drained well (about 2 pounds uncooked ground beef)
  • 1 cup uncooked large elbow macaroni or pasta of choice
  • 2 cups beef broth
  • 14.5 ounce can black beans, drained and rinsed well
  • 14.5 ounce can diced tomatoes with chiles
  • 1 cup corn kernels
  • 1 cup pinto beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 cups shredded Mexican-blend cheese or cheddar cheese


  1. Place all the ingredients into a gallon size freezer bag.
  2. Remove all air and flatten.
  3. Freeze flat on a cookie sheet.
  4. Once frozen remove the cookie sheet and store in the freezer until ready to cook.
  5. Use within 3 months.

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