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Cheeseburger Soup

Cheeseburger Soup

A warming way to eat your favorite cheeseburger sandwich.

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Ingredients

  • 3 cups College Inn® Chicken Broth 99% Fat Free
  • 1/2 pound ground beef
  • 3/4 cup chopped onion
  • 3/4 cup shredded carrot
  • 3/4 cup diced celery
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • 4 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 4 cups diced peeled potatoes (1 3/4 pounds)
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups processed cheese (Velveeta)
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup sour cream

Instructions

  1. Brown beef in a 3-quart saucepan; drain and set aside.
  2. Sauté onion, carrots, celery, basil and parsley in 1 tablespoon butter in the same saucepan until vegetables are tender, about 10 minutes.
  3. Add broth, potatoes and beef; bring to a boil.
  4. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10-12 minutes or until potatoes are tender.
  5. Meanwhile, melt remaining butter in a small skillet.
  6. Add flour; cook and stir for 3-5 minutes or until bubbly.
  7. Add to soup; bring to a boil.
  8. Cook and stir for 2 minutes. Reduce heat to low.
  9. Add cheese, milk, salt and pepper; cook and stir until cheese melts.
  10. Remove from the heat; blend in sour cream.

Prep Time: 45 min | Cook Time: 10 min | Total Time: 55 min | 8 servings

Nutrition Information (Amount Per Serving) Calories: 330 Calories from Fat: Grams Total Fat: 18 g Saturated Fat: 11 g Cholesterol: 59 mg Sodium: 1027 mg Total Carbohydrates: 26 g Fiber: 2 g Protein: 15 g

Recipe and photo credit (used with permission): College Inn®/©Del Monte Corporation.