This is an easy and delicious soup. It is very filling!
Brown the meat with Worcestershire sauce, onion powder, salt, and pepper. Drain. Put the meat, broccoli, onion and garlic in your soup pot with some water. Simmer for 30 minutes or more. Stir in cheddar and serve.
4 cups beef stock
1½ pounds ground beef
1 sweet potato
2 cayenne peppers
1 can petite dice tomatoes
1 Vidalia onion
1 bulb garlic
3 small apples
Roast onion, garlic, and apples at 400 degrees for 40 minutes. Brown ground beef, seasoning with salt, pepper, and onion powder. Place beef stock in a large soup pot. Salt if needed. Peel and slice sweet potato and add to stock. Add ground beef, tomatoes, and cayenne. Bring to a boil. Cover and simmer for 30 minutes (or longer). When onion, garlic, and apples have roasted and cooled, peel garlic and place whole cloves in soup. Process onion in the food processor or cut up very small, add to soup. Slice up apples and add to soup. Simmer uncovered for 30 minutes.
You can keep this warm, covered on very low heat for a long time.