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Cheeseburger Soup

Loaded with potatoes, hamburger, cheese and sour cream is super comforting and cheese making it a great dinner on a cold winter night.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 604kcal
Author: Julie Evink


  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 3/4 c. onion finely diced
  • 1/4 c. carrots finely diced
  • 1/2 tsp dried basil
  • 1/2 tsp dried parsley flakes
  • 4 Tbsp butter divided
  • 2 cans chicken broth 14.5 oz each
  • 4 c. Yukon gold potatoes diced and peeled
  • 1/4 c. all-purpose flour
  • 2 c. Velveeta cheese (16 oz)
  • 1 1/2 c. milk
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 c. sour cream


  • In a large pan brown the beef along with the onion, carrots, basil and parsley in 1 tbsp butter until vegetables are tender and beef is browned.
  • When meat is brown drain off any excess grease. Add broth and then potatoes to meat mixture. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10-12 minutes or until potatoes are tender.
  • While potatoes are cooking melt remaining butter in a small saucepan. Add flour, whisking continuously to form a paste. Slowly whisk in milk until smooth and thick.
  • After the potatoes are tender stir in the milk mixture until completely mixed in. Next stir in cheese, salt and pepper; cook on low and stir until cheese melts. Remove from the heat; stir in sour cream.
  • Serve immediately, Garnish with shredded cheese, chopped green onions etc.



Calories: 604kcal | Carbohydrates: 43g | Protein: 37g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Cholesterol: 115mg | Sodium: 1620mg | Potassium: 1323mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 2815IU | Vitamin C: 20.8mg | Calcium: 601mg | Iron: 7.4mg