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Cheeseburger Soup

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins


  • 1/2 - 1 lb pound ground beef
  • 3/4 cup chopped onion
  • 3/4 cup shredded carrots
  • 3/4 cup chopped celery
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 4 cups cubed potatoes
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups cubed Cheddar cheese
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1/4 cup sour cream


  • In a large pot, melt 1 tablespoon butter over medium heat. Cook and stir vegetables and beef , until beef is browned
  • Stir in basil and parsley. Add broth and potatoes. Bring to a boil, then simmer until potatoes are tender, usually about 10-12 minutes.
  • Add in the remainder of butter and stir in flour. Add the milk, and continue stirring until smooth. Make sure to gradually add milk mixture to the soup, stirring constantly.
  • Bring to a boil and reduce heat to simmer.
  • Stir in cheese. When cheese is melted, add sour cream and heat through. Do not boil.