Enjoy cheeseburgers in soup form with this recipe for the Best Cheeseburger Soup! Ground beef is cooked with vegetables and potatoes in a creamy broth that's packed with the flavor of your favorite burger!
– 1 lb ground beef – 4 tbsp butter (divided 1 tbsp & 3 tbsp) – ¾ cup yellow onion (diced) – ¾ cup carrots (shredded) – ¾ cup celery (diced) – 2 tsp Italian seasoning – ½ tsp salt – 1 tsp ground black pepper – 2 lbs petite red potatoes (quartered) – 4 cups chicken broth – ¼ cup all-purpose flour – 1½ cups milk – 3 cups sharp cheddar cheese (shredded) – ⅓ cup sour cream
Over medium-high heat in a large stock pot. Add ground beef, cook and crumble until browned. Drain and set aside.
In the same pot, add 1 tbsp of butter and onions, carrots, celery, Italian seasoning, salt, and black pepper. Saute until vegetables are tender.
Add beef, potatoes, and chicken broth to the pot and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer for 10-12 minutes or until potatoes are tender.
In a small skillet over medium heat, add 3 tbsp butter and flour; cook and stir for 3-5 minutes or until bubbly. Add to the soup and turn the heat to medium-high. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low.