Homemade Cheeseburger Soup
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Serves: 4-6
 
Ingredients
  • 1 lb of ground beef
  • 1 cup of chopped onion
  • 1 cup of sliced carrots
  • ¾ cup of diced celery
  • 4 cups of potatoes, cut into bite size cubes
  • 1 teaspoon of basil
  • 1 teaspoon of parsley flakes
  • 4 tablespoon of butter
  • 3 teaspoons of chicken base or 3 cups of chicken broth
  • ¼ cup of flour
  • 8 oz of shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1½ cup of milk
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • ½ teaspoon of black pepper
Instructions
  1. Brown the ground beef on the stove, drain and set to the side.
  2. In a medium to large pan, melt one tablespoon of butter then saute onion, carrots, parsley flakes, basil and celery until onion is transparent.
  3. Add the broth, potatoes and ground beef and bring to a boil.
  4. Reduce heat, cover and simmer about 15 minutes or until potatoes are tender.
  5. In another skillet melt remaining butter and add the flour. Cook and stir for 5 minutes or until roux is bubbling.
  6. Add roux to soup and bring to a boil. Continue to stir for a couple of minutes.
  7. Reduce heat to low, add cheese, milk, salt and pepper.
  8. Cook and stir for several minutes until cheese melts.
  9. Serve warm.
Recipe by Sweet and Simple Living at https://sweetandsimpleliving.com/homemade-cheeseburger-soup/