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Cheeseburger Soup


  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 30 mins
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 10 to 12 servings 1x
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Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 3/4 cup chopped onion
  • 3/4 cup shredded carrots
  • 3/4 cup diced celery
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 4 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 4 cups diced & peeled potatoes (13/4 pounds)
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 12 oz Velveeta, cubed 
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup sour cream

Instructions

  1. In a large saucepan, brown ground beef, drain and set aside.
  2. In the same saucepan, saute the onion, carrots, celery, basil and parsley and garlic powder in 1 tablespoon of the butter until vegetables are tender, about 8 to 10 minutes. Add the chicken broth, potatoes and ground beef. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 10-12 minutes or until potatoes are tender.
  3. Meanwhile, in a small skillet, melt remaining 3 tablespoons butter. Whisk in the  flour and cook and stir about 1 to 2 minutes, or until bubbly. Add to soup the soup and bring to a boil;  cook for 2 minutes. stirring constantly. 
  4. Reduce the heat to low and stir in the cheese, milk, salt and pepper; cook and stir until cheese melts. Remove from the heat and stir in sour cream. Season with more salt and pepper, if needed.
  • Category: Soups/Chili
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