Brown ground beef in a frying pan. Drain well. Place meat in a large soup pot. Add onion soup mix dry. Add the next 7 ingredients. Stir ingredients and add salt and pepper according to taste.
Bring to a boil and lower heat. Simmer for about 30 minutes or until carrots and potatoes are tender.
Serves 8 to 10.
Gumbos, Soups, Chowders
Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana