Cheeseburger Soup Recipe

This easy 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!

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1/4 cup butter, divided
1/2 lb. ground beef
3/4 cup onion, chopped
3/4 cup carrots, shredded
3/4 cup celery, diced
1 tsp. basil
1 tsp. dried parsley
1 3/4 lbs. (about 4 cups) potatoes, peeled and cubed, or about 1 3/4 lbs. frozen cubed potatoes
3 cups chicken broth
1/4 cup all purpose flour
2-3 cups Velveeta processed cheese, cubed or 2-3 cups American Cheese slices, cut into pieces
1 1/2 cups milk
3/4 tsp. salt
1/4-1/2 tsp. pepper
1/4 cup sour cream


  1. In a saucepan, melt 1 tablespoon butter.
  2. Cook ground beef, onion, carrots, celery, basil and parsley in the butter until cooked through, about 10 minutes.
  3. Add potatoes and broth.
  4. Bring to a boil.
  5. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, until potatoes are tender, about 10-12 minutes.
  6. In a small pan, melt the remaining butter.
  7. Add flour.
  8. Cook and stir until bubbly, 3-5 minutes.
  9. Add to soup.
  10. Bring to a boil.
  11. Cook and stir 2 minutes.
  12. Reduce heat to low. Stir in cheese, milk, salt and pepper.
  13. Cook until cheese melts.
  14. Remove from heat. (To prevent the soup from curdling, remove from the heat before adding sour cream.)
  15. Blend in sour cream.