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Cheeseburger Soup

This soup is delicious and tastes just like a cheeseburger in soup form. Always such a hit and your family will be begging for this!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cheeseburger soup, cheeseburger soup recipe
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 405kcal
Author: Jill


  • 1 pound ground beef or turkey
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup diced celery
  • 1 16 ounce can of Red Gold Tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • 4 tablespoons butter divided
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 4 1/2 cups peeled and diced potatoes
  • 1/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 3 cups Velveeta cheese cubed or shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 4 slices of bacon
  • hamburger buns
  • shredded cheddar cheese


  • Brown the ground beef in a saucepan. Drain and set aside.
  • In the same saucepan add 1 T butter and add onion, diced celery, and parsley flakes. Saute until tender.
  • Add the broth, potatoes, Red Gold tomatoes, and beef and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer 10 minutes or until potatoes are tender.
  • Cook the bacon in a frying pan then set aside. Add remaining butter (3 T) and add the flour in the same pan. Cook and stir for 3-5 minutes or until bubbly. Add to the soup and bring to a boil. Cook and stir for 2 minutes. Reduce heat to low.
  • Stir in the cheese and milk. Cook and stir until cheese melts. Then stir in 2 Tablespoons of sour cream until blended.
  • Garnish with crumbled bacon and shredded cheddar cheese.


Calories: 405kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 82mg | Sodium: 1175mg | Potassium: 970mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 805IU | Vitamin C: 26mg | Calcium: 333mg | Iron: 6mg