This cheeseburger soup with hamburger, potatoes, carrots and celery has become a family favorite.
1/2-1poundof ground beefdepending on how filling you want it to be!
2stalks celery, diced
8ouncesmushrooms, cleaned and slicedoptional
3-4cupschicken or beef broth
2-3potatoes, peeled and diced
salt and pepper to taste
8ouncesAmerican or Cheddar cheese, cubed
Brown the ground beef. Add the onion and cook until soft. Drain any fat off. Add the carrots, celery, and garlic and cook about 5-10 minutes, then add the broth, potatoes, and seasonings. Bring to a simmer, cover, and cook 20 minutes or so. Timing's not essential as long as the vegetables are cooked!
Make a white sauce. Melt the butter, slowly add the flour, stirring constantly and cook 2 minutes over medium low heat. Slowly whisk in the milk, stirring constantly. Turn the heat up and simmer a few minutes until thick. Stir into the soup. Add the cheese and stir until melted. Just before serving, stir in the sour cream if using.
Cheeseburger Soup https://cheapcooking.com/cheeseburger-soup/ March 3, 2004