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!
Servings: 8 servings
- 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