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Cheeseburger Soup

Cheeseburger Soup

A hearty and satisfying potato based soup with ground beef and cheese.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Dinner
Servings 8 servings


  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 3/4 c yellow onion chopped
  • 1 c carrots shredded
  • 3/4 c celery diced
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • 1 tsp dried parsley flakes
  • 4 tbsp butter divided
  • 1/4 c flour
  • 4 c russet potatoes peeled and diced
  • 3 c chicken broth
  • 2 c Velveeta cheese
  • 1 1/2 c milk
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 1/3 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 c sour cream


  • Cook the ground beef in a 3 quart saucepan. Drain off the fat and set aside. 
  • In the same pan, add 1 tbsp butter and chopped onion, shredded carrots, parsley, basil, and celery. Saute until tender, about 5 minutes.
  • Add the broth, potatoes, and cooked ground beef and bring mixture to a boil.  Reduce heat and simmer covered for 10-12  minutes or until the potatoes and tender.
  • In a small skillet, melt remaining 3 tbsp butter, and add the flour. Stir and cook for 3-5 minutes until bubbly. Add to the soup and bring to a boil. Stir and cook for 2 minutes. Reduce the heat to low.
  • Stir in the cheese, milk, salt and pepper. Cook and stir until the cheese is melted. Remove from heat and serve immediately. 


Recipe adapted from Taste of Home.
Keyword Soup