Cheeseburger Soup

8
Diane Atherton

By
@DeeDee2011

What better time than the fall for a fresh pot of soup.

This time of year that's what I seem to want; soup, soup and more soup.

I look for hearty one meal soups and this one fits the bill!

I found this recipe recently and I've modified it to my taste, feel free to do the same.

Hope you enjoy!

Rating:

★★★★☆ 4 votes

Comments:
Serves:
6 to 8
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
45 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 1 lb
    ground beef, you can use ground chicken or ground turkey
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • 3/4 c
    onion
  • 3/4 c
    shredded carrots
  • 3/4 c
    diced celery
  • 4 c
    potatoes, diced (i used 4 medium size)
  • 1 tsp
    basil, dried
  • 1 tsp
    parsley flakes
  • 3 1/2 to 4 c
    chicken broth
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter, melted
  • 1/4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 8 oz
    cheddar cheese, shredded (i used new york sharpe)
  • 1 1/2 c
    milk
  • ·
    salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1/4 c
    sour cream, optional

How to Make Cheeseburger Soup

Step-by-Step

  1. This is what you need.
  2. Brown ground meat, drain and rinse to remove grease; set aside.
  3. Saute onions, carrots, and celery in Olive Oil until vegetables are slightly tender; add basil and parsley.
  4. Add browned meat, potatoes and chicken broth to sauted vegetables; bring to slow boil, reduce heat and simmer until potatoes are slightly tender, about 8 to 10 minutes. Remember potatoes with continue to cook and you don't want then mushy.
  5. Meanwhile, combine melted butter and flour to make a paste. Add this to the vegetable and potato mixture, Over a low heat, continue stirring until thickened. Add cheese and milk, stirring until cheese has melted. Add salt and pepper to taste. NOTE: the low heat will prevent the milk from cuddling.
  6. If desired, stir in sour cream just before serving. NOTE: I opted to not put the sour cream in the pot of soup, however for those of us that wanted sour cream I let them put in as little or as much as they wanted.
  7. Serve with warm crusty french bread or biscuits.

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About Cheeseburger Soup

Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American




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