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Cheeseburger Soup Recipe

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This recipe for Cheeseburger Soup, by , is from Hermesch Family Favorites, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Ashley Hermesch
Added: Saturday, March 28, 2009


1 lb. ground beef
1 1/2 c. chopped onion
1 1/2 c. chopped celery
1 1/2 c. shredded carrots
2 tsp. dried basil
2 tsp. parsley flakes
8 tbsp. butter or margarine
6 c. chicken broth
8 c. diced peeled potatoes
1/2 c. flour
16 oz. processed American cheese, cubed
3 c. milk
1 1/2 tsp. pepper
1 tsp. pepper
1/2 c. sour cream

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




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