This cheeseburger soup recipe is a hearty soup and a classic American favorite that your family is sure to love! Perfect for families with picky eaters and hearty appetites, your family will not go away hungry!
You’ll also find an alternative easy cheeseburger soup recipe along with a tasty spice cake for and caramel frosting for dessert!
Cheeseburger Soup Recipe
¼ cup butter, divided
½ lb. ground beef
¾ cup onion, chopped
¾ cup carrots, shredded
¾ cup celery, diced
1 tsp. basil
1 tsp. dried parsley
1¾ lbs. (about 4 cups) potatoes, peeled and cubed*
3 cups chicken broth
¼ cup all purpose flour
2-3 cups Velveeta processed cheese, cubed or 2-3 cups American Cheese slices, cut into pieces
1½ cups milk
¾ tsp. salt
¼-½ tsp. pepper
¼ cup sour cream
In a saucepan, melt 1 tablespoon butter and cook ground beef, onion, carrots, celery, basil and parsley until cooked through, about 10 minutes. Add potatoes and broth. Bring to a boil.
Reduce heat and simmer, covered, until potatoes are tender, about 10-12 minutes.
In a small pan, melt the remaining butter. Add flour. Cook and stir until bubbly, 3-5 minutes. Add to soup. Bring to a boil. Cook and stir 2 minutes.
Reduce heat to low. Stir in cheese, milk, salt and pepper. Cook until cheese melts. Remove from heat**. Blend in sour cream.
*You can use frozen cubed potatoes in place of fresh.
**To prevent soup from curdling, remove from the heat before adding sour cream.
Another Easy Cheeseburger Soup Recipe And Meal Plan
Here is a tasty meal plan to go with this easy cheeseburger soup recipe, along with another recipe that is a little easier than the one above.
Glorified Spice Cake
Easy Cheeseburger Soup Recipe
6 medium potatoes, peeled, cubed and cooked
½ lb. ground beef, cooked
2 chicken bouillon cubes
2 slices of bacon, fried and crumbled*
Salt and pepper to taste
1 tsp. onion powder or to taste
4 cups of milk
8 oz. American cheese (don’t grate, slices melt quickly)
¼ cup sour cream
Cook your potatoes in Dutch oven and drain. Add the rest of the ingredients, except the sour cream, and cook just until heated through. Make sure bouillon cubes are dissolved and cheese is melted. Do Not boil. Remove from heat and add sour cream.
*I always fry an extra piece or two of bacon when I cook it to keep in the freezer to use in recipes like this one.
Glorified Spice Cake Recipe
1 pkg. (18 ¼ oz.) spice cake mix
1 can (21 oz.) apple pie filling
2 Tbsp. vegetable oil
Mix everything at medium speed for 2 minutes. Pour into well greased 9×13 pan and bake at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean when inserted into it. Frost with caramel frosting* or top with caramel ice cream topping.
½ cup margarine or butter
1 cup brown sugar, packed
¼ cup milk
2 cups powdered sugar
Heat margarine over medium heat in a 2-quart saucepan. When margarine is melted, stir in brown sugar. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly. Reduce heat to low and boil 2 minutes longer, still stirring. Stir in milk and heat to boiling. Remove from heat and cool. Slowly stir in powdered sugar. Place saucepan of frosting in bowl of very cold water and beat frosting until smooth.
If frosting is too stiff, add an additional 1 teaspoon of milk at a time until frosting is smooth. Frosts one 9×13 inch cake.
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