Cheeseburger Soup

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Deborah McIntyre
from West Branch, MI

I love the flavor of this soup! It's not a "pretty" soup, but what it lacks in beauty, it more than makes up for in flavor. I had this soup one day while travelling with friends. We stopped at a little Mom & Pop's cafe and this was the soup of the day. I loved it so much, I tried to recreate it at home. Hope you all like it! :)

prep time 15 Min
cook time 30 Min

Ingredients

  • 1 lb
    ground beef (i use ground chuck)
  • 3/4 c
    chopped onion
  • 3/4 c
    shredded or matchstick carrots
  • 3/4 c
    chopped celery
  • 1 tsp
    basil
  • 1 tsp
    parsley flakes
  • 5 Tbsp
    butter, either salted or non-salted
  • 3 c
    chicken broth
  • 4 c
    cubed potatoes, or about 4 medium
  • 1/4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 lb
    2% milk velveeta, cubed
  • 1 1/2 c
    half and half or milk
  • 1/4 c
    sour cream
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How To Make

  • 1
    In a large pot, add 2 tbsp. butter, ground beef, onion, carrots, and celery over medium heat. Cook until beef is brown.
  • 2
    Stir in basil, parsley, broth, and potatoes. Bring to a boil, then simmer until potatoes are done, about 12 minutes.
  • 3
    In a small pan, melt 3 tbsp of butter over medium low heat. Stir in flour, then add half and half and stir until smooth.
  • 4
    Gradually add the milk mixture to the soup, stir constantly. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to a simmer. Add cheese gradually, (I add about a handful at a time, stirring after each addition), until cheese is melted. Add sour cream and heat through, but DO NOT BOIL. Enjoy! :)

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