Cheeseburger Soup II


This is a creamy and soothing soup. Potatoes and cheese make it smooth and substantial. This soup and a salad makes a delicious easy meal.

6 to 7 servings


  • 1 pound ground beef

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 2 carrots, shredded

  • 1 stalk celery, diced

  • 1 teaspoon dried basil

  • 2 tablespoons dried parsley

  • 4 tablespoons margarine

  • 3 cups chicken broth

  • 3 cups hash brown potatoes

  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour

  • 8 ounces processed cheese food

  • 1 ½ cups milk

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • ¼ cup sour cream


  1. In a 3-quart saucepan brown beef. Drain and set aside. In the same saucepan, saute onion, carrots, celery, basil and parsley in 1 tablespoon butter until vegetables are tender, about 5 minutes.

  2. Add broth, potatoes and beef and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 5 - 10 minutes or until potatoes are tender.

  3. Meanwhile, in a small skillet melt remaining butter. Add flour and cook and stir for 3-5 minutes or until bubbly. Add to soup. Cook and stir soup for 2 minutes. Reduce heat to low.

  4. Add cheese, milk, salt and pepper and cook and stir until cheese melts. Remove from the heat. Add sour cream. Stir well. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

712 Calories
54g Fat
35g Carbs
33g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 5
Calories 712
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 54g 70%
Saturated Fat 23g 116%
Cholesterol 117mg 39%
Sodium 1439mg 63%
Total Carbohydrate 35g 13%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Total Sugars 10g
Protein 33g
Vitamin C 13mg 66%
Calcium 415mg 32%
Iron 4mg 23%
Potassium 1196mg 25%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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