Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Cheeseburger Soup

I've had this Cheeseburger Soup from She Who Makes on my to do list since August. I'm not big on soup in August. No matter how tasty it is. I'd much rather have an actual cheeseburger. Now, December, that's a different story. I could eat soup every day. Every. Day.

This soup does taste quite a bit like a cheeseburger.  I bumped up the cheeseburgery flavors by swapping out the salt and pepper for the same grill seasoning we use on our burgers.  Yeah.  I think that sends this soup over the top on goodness.  Wait, adding bacon would send this soup over the top on goodness.  But then it wouldn't be cheeseburger soup, it'd be a bacon cheeseburger soup!

Cheeseburger Soup from She Who Makes
1 pound Ground Turkey or Beef
3/4 cup copped onion
3/4 cup shredded carrot
3/4 cup chopped celery
4 cups diced potatoes (peeled or unpeeled, I use 6 small potatoes, peeled)
1 tsp basil
1 tsp parsley
3 cups chicken broth
2 Tbsp melted butter
1/4 cup flour
8 oz shredded cheese
1 1/2 cup milk
Salt and Pepper (I used McCormick's Grill Seasoning to taste instead)
1/4 cup sour cream, optional

Saute the meat and veggies until tender. Drain off fat. Stir in basil and parsley. Add potatoes and chicken broth, bringing to a boil and then simmering until potatoes are soft. Meanwhile combine melted butter and flour. Stir this into soup after potatoes are cooked. Once soup is thickened, stir in cheese, milk and seasonings until cheese is melted. Keep it on low heat so the milk doesn't curdle. Stir in sour cream, if desired right before serving.


  1. I'll put this on my soup list for this winter, it looks very comforting!

    Happy New Year!

  2. It kind of makes me think of summer in soup form, seeing as we eat so many of them during the warm months!

  3. Your soup looks awesome!!! Thanks so much for posting about it!!! Yum!


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