Cheeseburger Soup

Award Winning Cheeseburger Soup is a thick and hearty soup with lean, tender ground beef, shredded carrots, diced celery and potatoes in a warm and creamy cheese soup. This is an award winning soup and it is excellent! 

Ingredients  1x2x3x

  • ▢1/2 pound ground beef use 1 pound
  • ▢3/4 cup chopped onion
  • ▢3/4 cup shredded carrots
  • ▢3/4 cup diced celery
  • ▢1 teaspoon dried basil
  • ▢1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • ▢4 tablespoons butter divided
  • ▢3 cups chicken broth
  • ▢4 cups peeled and diced potatoes
  • ▢1/4 cup all purpose flour
  • ▢2 cups of Velveeta processed cheese cubed I used 16 ounce or- 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • ▢1 1/2 cups milk
  • ▢3/4 teaspoon salt
  • ▢¼ to 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • ▢1/4 cup sour cream

Instructions 

  • Brown the ground beef in 3 quart saucepan. Drain and set aside.
  • In the same saucepan add 1 T butter and add onion, shredded carrots, parsley flakes, basil and celery. Saute until tender.
  • Add the broth, potatoes and beef and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer 10-12 minutes or until potatoes are tender.
  • In small skillet melt remaining butter (3 T) and add the flour. Cook and stir for 3-5 minutes or until bubbly. Add to the soup and bring to a boil. Cook and stir for 2 minutes. Reduce heat to low.
  • Stir in the cheese, milk, salt and pepper. Cook and stir until cheese melts. Remove from heat and blend in sour cream.
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