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Cheeseburger Soup Recipe

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This recipe for Cheeseburger Soup, by , is from The Antelope Trails Elementary School Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Kelly Conroy
Added: Saturday, March 14, 2009


1/2 pound ground beef
3/4 c chopped onion
3/4 c shredded carrots
3/4 c diced celery
1 tsp dried basil
1 tsp dried parsley flakes
4 T butter or margarine, divided
3 c chicken broth
4 c diced peeled potatoes (1 3/4 pounds)
1/4 c all-purpose flour
8 oz process American cheese, cubed
1 1/2 c milk
3/4 tsp salt
1/4-1/2 tsp pepper
1/4 c sour cream

In a 3 qt saucepan, brown beef; drain and set aside. In the same saucepan, saute onion, carrots, celery, basil and parsley in 1 T butter until vegetables are tender, about 10 minutes. Add broth, potatoes and beef; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10-12 minutes or until potatoes are tender. Meanwhile, in a small skillet, melt remaining butter. Add flour; cook and stir for 3-5 minutes or until bubbly. Add to soup; bring to a boil. Cook and stir for 2 minutes. Reduce heat to low. Add cheese, milk, salt and pepper; cook and stir until cheese melts. Remover from the heat; blend in sour cream.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is a hearty soup. When I make it, I usually double the recipe since I'm doing all the slicing/dicing anyway and it freezes great!! Enjoy!!




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