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Bacon cheeseburger soup
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Bacon cheeseburger soup

Somewhat decadent but oh so tasty soup.
Course Main dish or appetizer
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Calories 533kcal
Author Joe Boyle

Ingredients

  • 8 oz ground chicken or use 90% lean ground beef
  • 1 slice thick cut bacon, chopped into small bits
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 2 cups 1% milk
  • 2 1/2 cups beef broth
  • 1 med onion, diced small or chopped in food processor
  • 2 carrots, shredded
  • 2 stalks celery, diced small or chopped in a food processor
  • 1 med. russet potato, peeled and diced small
  • 12 slices Kraft singles American cheese, cubed to melt better
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 tsp worcestershire sauce, (optional)

Instructions

  • In a dutch oven or large stock pot, place the bacon and ground meat on medium heat and brown, 5 or 6 minutes.
  • Once browned, add the 3 tbsp of oil and the 1/4 cup of flour and stir and cook the flour about one minute.
  • Next, add the milk and stir to incorporate the flour and then add the broth and bring to a boil.  Use a wooden spoon to scrape any brown bits from the bottom of the pot.
  • Add the carrots, onion, celery, and potato, reduce to a simmer and cook until the vegetables have softened, 20 minutes.
  • Stir in the cheese to melt, taste and adjust flavor with salt and pepper as desired.
  • Remove from the heat and serve, garnish with croutons, additional cheese and parsley if desired.

Nutrition

Calories: 533kcal