Cheeseburger Soup Recipe
 
Ingredients
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • ¾ cup chopped onion
  • ¾ cup shredded carrots
  • ¾ cup diced celery
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • 4 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 4 cups diced, peeled potatoes
  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) processed cheese (Velveeta), cubed
  • 1-1/2 cups milk
  • ¾ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • ¼ cup sour cream
Instructions
  1. In a dutch oven or pot, brown beef; drain and set aside. In the same dutch oven, saute the onion, carrots, celery, basil and parsley in 1 tablespoon butter until vegetables are tender, about 10 minutes. Add the broth, potatoes and beef; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10-12 minutes or until potatoes are tender.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small skillet, melt remaining butter. Add flour; cook and stir for 3-5 minutes or until bubbly. Add to soup; bring to a boil. Cook and stir for 2 minutes. Reduce heat to low. Stir in the cheese, milk, salt and pepper; cook and stir until cheese melts.
  3. Remove from the heat; blend in sour cream.
Recipe by Frosted Fingers | Baking & Reviews | Chicago Mom Blogger at https://frostedfingers.com/2013/12/cheeseburger-soup-recipe/