Soup Mix - Friendship Soup
1 pound ground beef
3 quarts water
4 cups tomato or tomato vegetable juice
In a large pot over medium heat, cook the ground beef until no longer pink; drain. Add the water and soup mix. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 45 minutes or until pasta, peas, barley and lentils are tender. Add tomato juice. Heat through and serve.
About 3-1/2 to 4 quarts