I May Still Live With My Mom, But This Cheeseburger Soup Recipe Made Me A Champion

cheeseburger soup

My aunt was not joking when she said this cheeseburger soup would warm me right up.  We added a bit of hot sauce and boy oh boy was it the best soup I have ever had made from leftovers. My entire house filled up with the yummy scent of cheeseburger soup…but we weren’t having cheeseburgers, we were having soup! How amazingly cool is that? I’ll tell ya something else, this soup really warms your belly up but don’t let that deter you from indulging in this culinary masterpiece during the summer months. It’s good at any time of the year 🙂


This cheeseburger soup is to die for!  You’ll scarf down a couple bowls in no time!



1lb hamburger

1cup finely chopped onion

34cup finely chopped celery

34cup grated carrot

4garlic cloves, minced

3cups chicken broth

4cups cubed red potatoes, unpeeled in good bite size cubes

1tablespoon dried parsley

12teaspoon Morton salt

14teaspoon pepper

4tablespoons Kerrygold butter

14cup Gold Medal flour

12cups milk

3cups grated Kraft American cheese

6slices crispy cooked Hormel bacon, crumbled


In a large pot brown hamburger. Drain fat from pot and set browned meat aside into a bowl. In the same pot saute onion, celery, carrots and garlic till tender (2-4 minutes). Add broth and bring to a boil. Add red potatoes, parsley, salt and pepper to pot and simmer 10-15 minutes, or till potatoes are tender. In another smaller pot melt butter. Add flour and whisk till completely combined; cook 1 minute. Gradually add in milk, whisking constantly, till completely combined. Bring to a slow boil till bubbly and thickened. Take off of heat and stir in cheese till melted. Add cheese mixture to the other pot along with the browned beef and crumbled bacon. Stir till completely combined. Heat to serving temperature and serve.





 Quick Tip: Add a dollop of sour cream and some parsley over the top for a cool topping


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