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Cheeseburger Soup

Cheeseburger Soup combines fresh vegetables, meat, cheese and evaporated milk to make a hearty soup. This can be a complete meal. Serve it on a cool fall or winter’s day or evening. This will become a family favorite.

Cheeseburger Soup
  • Prep Time
  • Cooking Time
  • Skill Level
    Easy
  • Makes
    8
    servings
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Ingredients

  • 1/2 lb. ground beef
  • 4 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 3/4 cup chopped onion
  • 3/4 cup shredded carrots
  • 3/4 cup chopped celery
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 2 cans (14.5 fl. oz. each) chicken broth
  • 4 cups (3 medium) potatoes
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups (8 oz.) pasteurized prepared cheese product
  • 1 can (12 fl. oz.) NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper

Instructions

COOK ground beef in large saucepan over medium heat until brown; drain. Melt 1 tablespoon butter in same saucepan over medium heat. Add onion, carrots, celery and basil; cook, stirring occasionally, for about 10 minutes or until tender. Add broth, potatoes and cooked beef; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cover. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 10 to 12 minutes or until potatoes are tender.

MELT remaining butter in small saucepan over medium heat. Add flour; cook, stirring constantly, for 3 to 5 minutes or until bubbly. Add to soup; bring to a boil. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 2 minutes. Reduce heat to low; add cheese, evaporated milk, salt and pepper. Stir until cheese is melted.