Tuesday, October 16, 2012


    This is a favorite of many men. Why? Because it is ssoooo filling. Jam-packed with
    hearty ground beef, mild cheese and lots of vegetables.

                                                           CHEESEBURGER SOUP

      1/2 - 3/4 pounds  ground beef
      3/4 cup chopped onion
      3/4 cup shredded carrots
      3/4 cup diced celery
         1 tsp dried basil
         1 tsp dried parsley flakes
         4 tbsp butter
         3 cups chicken broth
         4 cups peeled and diced potatoes [ 1  3/4 pounds]
         1/4 cup all purpose flour
         8 ounces mild cheese [2 cups]
      1- 1/2 cups milk
          3/4 tsp salt,  1/4/tsp pepper
          1/4 cup sour cream\

          In 3 qt. soup pot, brown beef; drain and set aside.
          In the same pot saute  onion,carrots, celery, basil and parsley in 1 Tbsp butter
          until vegetables are tender. Add broth, potatoes, and beef; bring to a boil.
          Reduce heat , cover and simmer about 10 to 12 minutes, or til potatoes are tender.
          Meanwhile, in a small skillet melt  remaining butter. Add flour. Cook stirring  for
          3 to 5 minutes or until bubbly. Add to soup in pot. Bring to boil. Cook and stir
          for 2 minutes; reduce heat to low. Add cheese, milk, salt and pepper; cook ,
          stirring until cheese is melted. Remove from heat; blend in sour cream.

        This makes 8 servings. You will find  it is a soup you will want to make more
         than once!

          Do you have a family favorite soup that you would like to share? I will gladly post
          for others to enjoy too.

         Thank you for visiting .....leave me a comment, I appreciate all of them.
         That is all for today friend,  Jenny



  1. I know this is a soup that will get my husband's attention. And he normally doesn't care for soup!! But oh boy, does he love cheeseburgers!!