Cheeseburger Soup

Recipe by
Margaret A. Thomson

Enjoy this classic Cheeseburger soup recipie!

  • ½ lb. hamburger (or more)
  • 4 cups shredded frozen potatoes 
  • ¾ cup chopped carrots
  • ¾ cup diced celery
  • ¾ cup chopped onion 
  • 1 tsp basil
  • 1 tsp parsley flakes
  • ¾ tsp salt
  • ¼ to ½  tsp pepper
  • 8 oz Velveeta cheese
  • ¼ cup flour
  • 4 T butter (divided)
  • 3 cups chicken soup (or two full cans)
  • 1 ½ cups milk
  • ¼ cup sour cream 
Featured Iowa Ingredients
  1. In large saucepan brown hamburger, drain and set aside.
  2. In saucepan, sauté onion, carrots, celery, basil, and parsley in 1 T butter for about 10 minutes.
  3. Add broth, potatoes, and hamburger.  Bring to a boil.  Reduce heat, cover, and simmer 10 - 12 minutes.
  4. In a small skillet, melt remaining 3 T butter, add flour.  Cook 3 - 5 minutes until bubbly.  
  5. Add to soup. Bring to boil.  Cook and stir for 2 minutes.  Reduce heat to low.
  6. Add cheese, milk, salt, and pepper.  Cook and stir until cheese melts.
  7. Remove from heat and add sour cream.

Recipe Safety: As cooking and baking skills differ, Choose Iowa and IDALS cannot guarantee the success, accuracy or safety of any recipe or experience. Choose Iowa and IDALS does not provide any assurance and cannot accept any responsibility related to recipes or any outcomes.