Potato Cheeseburger Soup - Creamy and loaded with chucks of seasoned, seared hamburger, chunks of potatoes, loads of cheese and diced pickles on top! keviniscooking.com
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Potato Cheeseburger Soup

Potato Cheeseburger Soup - Creamy and loaded with chucks of seasoned, seared hamburger, chunks of potatoes, loads of cheese and diced pickles on top!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Dinner, Lunch, Main, Soup
Cuisine: American, Western
Keyword: beef soup, cheeseburger soup, potato soup
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 703kcal
Author: Kevin Is Cooking

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 lbs ground beef (See Note 1)
  • 1 tbsp Montreal Seasoning (See Note 2)
  • 4 tbsp butter divided
  • 1 onion large, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic chopped
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 3 cups beef stock
  • 2 cups cheddar cheese shredded
  • 1 cup celery diced
  • 4 cups potatoes peeled and 1/2" cubed (See Note 3)
  • 1/2 cup diced dill pickles for garnish

Instructions

  • In a large soup pot over medium-high heat, sear and crumble beef with one tablespoon of the butter and Montreal seasoning until no longer pink. Remove meat and set aside, but do not drain fat. In same pot, add the remaining butter over medium heat and saut√© onion, until tender, about 10 minutes. Add the garlic and stir. Cook for 2 minutes. Sprinkle the flour over onions and stir cooking for 3-5 minutes. Add the milk, beef stock and stir to combine. This is the soup base.
  • Stir in the cheese until melted and smooth. Add celery, potatoes, cooked beef and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to simmer, cover and cook until potatoes are tender, 10-12 minutes.
  • Serve with diced pickles sprinkled on top.

Notes

  1. I generally purchase ground beef (80/20) fat ratio.
  2. I make my own Montreal Seasoning which has less salt in it than store bought. Link is here.
  3. 2 large russet potatoes should make about 4 cups total.
 

Nutrition

Calories: 703kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 38g | Fat: 46g | Saturated Fat: 23g | Cholesterol: 149mg | Sodium: 775mg | Potassium: 1216mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 840IU | Vitamin C: 18.6mg | Calcium: 436mg | Iron: 7.9mg