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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

Ingredients
  

  • 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

Instructions
 

  • 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. 

Notes

Recipe adapted from Taste of Home.
Keyword Soup