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Cheeseburger Soup
3.84 from 6 votes

Easy Cheeseburger Soup

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: beef, soup
Servings: 4
Calories: 658kcal
Author: Christina Hitchcock

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 teaspoon Burger Seasoning Blend
  • 3 teaspoons House Seasoning Blend - divided
  • 4 tablespoons butter - divided
  • ¾ cup onions - diced
  • ¾ cup carrots - shredded
  • ¾ cup celery - diced
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • 4 cups potatoes - peeled and diced
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • ¼ cup flour
  • 2 cups processed cheese (Velveeta), cubed - can substitute 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • cups milk

Instructions

  • In a large Dutch oven, heat vegetable oil until shimmering; add ground beef and 1 teaspoon of Burger Seasoning Blend.  Cook until meat is browned.
  • Remove ground beef from pot and drain off excess fat.  
  •  Melt 1 tablespoon of butter over medium high heat.
  • Add onion, carrot, celery and House Seasoning Blend; sauté until tender. 
  • Add basil and parsley and sauté for 30 seconds.
  • Add the chicken broth, 2 teaspoons of House Seasoning Blend and potatoes; cover and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat and simmer for 10-12 minutes or until the potatoes are fork tender.
  • Meanwhile, in a small skillet, melt the remaining 3 tablespoons butter and add the flour.
  • Whisk for 3 minutes or until a bubbly paste forms.
  • Add the flour paste and the ground beef to the soup and bring back to a boil for 2 minutes.
  • Reduce heat to low and stir in the cheeses, milk, salt and pepper. Stir until cheese melts.
  • Top with extra shredded cheese before serving.
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  • When a recipe call for House Seasoning Blend, you can find the recipe on www.itisakeeper.com. Simply search for "House Seasoning Blend" or you can substitute salt and pepper to taste.  
  • I always use unsalted butter in my recipes.
  • I always use a meat thermometor to test for doneness when cooking meat.
  • When a recipe is made in the oven, it should be pre-heated to the temperature in the recipe, unless otherwise noted.